At 841, India’s daily Covid cases hit 7-month high; 3 more deaths reported | India News

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NEW DELHI: India has reported 841 new cases of Covid-19, the highest in 227 days, while the number of active cases of the infection was recorded at 4,309, a health ministry bulletin stated on Sunday.
Three fresh deaths – one each from Kerala, Karnataka and Bihar – were also reported in 24 hours, data showed.
India had recorded 865 new cases of Covid on May 19. The number of daily cases had dropped to double-digits till December 5, but cases have again gone up after emergence of a new variant and cold weather conditions.
The daily numbers were in lakhs at the peak of the pandemic, which began in early 2020 and has seen more than 4.5 crore people getting infected and over 5.3 lakh deaths in about four years since then across the country.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease stands at over 4.4 crore with a national recovery rate of 98.81 per cent, the health ministry’s website shows.
Meanwhile, 220.67 crore doses of Covid vaccines have so far been administered in the country.


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