• Coronavirus Updates: India logs 2,858 new covid cases, 11 deaths in the last 24 hours

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    The country's total death toll today stands at 5,24,201. The first death from the Covid pandemic was recorded in India in March 2020.


    Digital Desk: In the last 24 hours, India has seen 2,858 new cases of covid-19, with 11 dead due to the infection. 


    According to data released by the Union Health Ministry on Saturday (May 14), the country witnessed 3,355 discharges in the past 24 hours, bringing the total recovery rate to roughly 98.74 per cent and total recoveries to 4,25,76,815.


    The number of active Covid-19 cases in India has decreased to 18,096. There were 18,604 active cases registered yesterday, as per the data released by the ministry. 


    In just 24 hours, the active Covid-19 caseload dropped by 508 cases. According to the ministry, active cases account for 0.04 per cent of all infections.


    The country's total death toll today stands at 5,24,201. The first death from the Covid pandemic was recorded in India in March 2020.


    According to the health ministry, the daily positive rate was 0.59 per cent and the mortality rate was 1.22 per cent.


    According to government data, so far, more than 191.15 crore doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in the country as part of the statewide vaccination campaign.


    On August 7, 2020, India's COVID-19 tally exceeded 20 lakh, followed by 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16. It exceeded the 60 lakh milestone on September 28, the 70 lakh mark on October 11, the 80 lakh mark on October 29, the 90 lakh mark on November 20, and the one-crore mark on December 19. 


    Meanwhile, Delhi reported 899 new Covid cases on Friday, with four deaths, the highest single-day death in over two months.


    On March 7, the national capital recorded three Covid deaths and four deaths on March 4.


    On Thursday, the city had 1,032 new Covid-19 cases with zero deaths and a positive rate of 3.64 per cent. With the new cases, the total number of Covid cases in the national capital has risen to 18,99,072, with a mortality toll of 26,188.


    On Wednesday, Delhi had 970 new Covid cases with a positive rate of 3.34 per cent and one death.

     

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