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    Coronavirus: India registers over 24% rise in COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths reported

    Coronavirus: India registers over 24% rise in COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths reported

    Coronavirus: India registers over 24% rise in COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths reported
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    By CNBCTV18.com  IST (Published)

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    Meghalaya reported the highest daily positivity rate at 23.86 percent. This was followed by Sikkim at 13.70 percent and Himachal Pradesh at 13.57 percent. 

    India reported 17,135 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, 24.7 percent higher than that reported the previous day. The maximum COVID-19 cases were reported in Maharashtra with 1,886 cases, Karnataka with 1,736 cases, Tamil Nadu with 1,302 cases and Kerala with 1,057 cases.
    Active cases witnessed a drop by 2,735 cases. Almost 14 states or UTs reported a rise in active cases, whereas 20 states or UTs reported a fall in active cases. As many as 19,823 new recoveries were also recorded in the last 24 hours.
    Moreover, 47 more people died due to the COVID-19 infection in the last 24 hours. As many as 12 deaths were reported in Kerala, five in Maharashtra and Rajasthan and four in West Bengal.
    India's daily positivity rate stood at 3.69 percent, which is much higher than 3.34 percent recorded a day earlier. As many as 274 districts reported a weekly test positivity rate above 5 percent.  
    Meghalaya reported the highest daily positivity rate at 23.86 percent. This was followed by Sikkim at 13.70 percent and Himachal Pradesh at 13.57 percent. 
    According to government data, 23.5 lakh new vaccines were administered in the last 24 hours, which brought the total number of vaccinations to 204.84 crore. A total of 0.40 lakh people aged above 18 received their first dose and 1.94 lakh got their second doses.
    Almost 0.60 lakh people aged between 12 and 14 years received their first dose, while 1.03 lakh got their second doses. A total of 18.82 lakh also received their precautionary dose in the last 24 hours. In India, 93.36 crore people are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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