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DATA STORY: After 3 days, India's active Covid cases see net decline, down 615

India on Friday conducted 1,157,605 coronavirus tests, taking the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 138,220,354. The test positivity rate recorded was 3.6%


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After three days of increase in the count of active coronavirus cases, India again reported a net reduction on Saturday, albeit a small one of 615, bringing its total active cases down to 454,940. This is 2.56 per cent of all active cases globally (one in 39). Overall, the country added 41,322 cases to take its tally to 9,351,109.
National capital Delhi, witnessing a third wave of infections, reported an increase of 5,482 cases and 98 more deaths in the past 24 hours. Its tally now stands at 556,744, and death toll at 8,909.
With 41,452 new cured

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First Published: Nov 28 2020 | 2:44 PM IST

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