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DATA STORY: India's active Covid cases see net reduction of 984 to 453,956

India on Saturday conducted 1,283,449 coronavirus tests, taking the total count of tests conducted so far in the country to 139,503,803. The test positivity rate recorded was 3.3%

A health worker shows samples of a Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) employees for Covid-19 testing, in New Delhi. Photo: PTI
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After daily net additions to the count of active coronavirus cases for three days, India has reported reductions for consecutive days now. After a decline of 615 on Saturday, the country’s number of active cases reached 453,956 with another net reduction of 984 reported on Sunday. Overall, India added 418,10 cases to take its tally to 9,392,919.
 
National capital Delhi, witnessing a third wave of infections, reported an increase of 4,998 cases and 89 more deaths in the past 24 hours. Its tally now stands at 561,742, and death toll at 8,998. 
 
With 42,298 new cured cases

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First Published: Nov 29 2020 | 5:42 PM IST

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