25,404 fresh cases, 339 deaths in India

25,404 fresh cases, 339 deaths in India
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New Delhi, Sep 14: India logged 25,404 new COVID-19 cases, taking the infection tally in the country to 3,32,89,579, while the count of active cases declined to 3,62,207, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Tuesday.

The death toll due to the disease has climbed to 4,43,213, with 339 fresh fatalities being recorded, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The tally of active cases has declined to 3,62,207, which comprises 1.09 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.58 per cent, the ministry said.

A reduction of 12,062 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Also, 14,30,891 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the country on Monday, taking the total of such examinations to 54,44,44,967.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.78 per cent. This has been below three per cent for the last 15 days.

The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 2.07 per cent. The figure has been below three per cent for the last 81 days, according to the ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,24,84,159, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33 per cent.

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