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Coronavirus: India reports 16,752 new cases, recovery rate stands at 97.10%

First Published Feb 28, 2021, 11:35 AM IST
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India reports 16,752 new cases, 11,718 discharges and 113 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the health ministry's updated data on Sunday.

India's Covid-19 tally climbed to 1,10,96,731 on Sunday with 16,752 new infections, the highest in the last 30 days, according to Union health ministry data.

India's Covid-19 tally climbed to 1,10,96,731 on Sunday with 16,752 new infections, the highest in the last 30 days, according to Union health ministry data.

The death toll mounted to 1,57,051 with 113 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The death toll mounted to 1,57,051 with 113 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The active caseload further increased to 1,64,511. It constitutes 1.48% of the total infections, the data stated.

The active caseload further increased to 1,64,511. It constitutes 1.48% of the total infections, the data stated.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,07,75,169, which translates to a national Covid-19 recovery rate of 97.10%. The case fatality rate stands at 1.42%.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,07,75,169, which translates to a national Covid-19 recovery rate of 97.10%. The case fatality rate stands at 1.42%.

India's Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

India's Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 21,62,31,106 samples had been tested until February 27 with 7,95,723 being tested on Saturday.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 21,62,31,106 samples had been tested until February 27 with 7,95,723 being tested on Saturday.

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