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India records 12,781 cases in a day, active tally crosses 75k mark; Delhi's positivity rate reaches 8.41 percent

The top five states that have registered the maximum Covid-19 cases are Maharashtra, followed by Kerala, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka.
02:26 PM Jun 20, 2022 IST | Kritika Bobal
india records 12 781 cases in a day  active tally crosses 75k mark  delhi s positivity rate reaches 8 41 percent
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The coronavirus cases in the country are rising rapidly. India on Monday reported 12,781 new Covid-19 cases and 18 new fatalities in a single day. According to the health ministry, the daily positivity rate in the country reached 4.32 percent, and the weekly positivity rate at 2.62 percent. The health bulletin stated that the active Covid-19 cases in the country stand at 76,700.

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India witnessed an increase of 4,226 Covid-19 cases in the span of 24 hours. The national recovery rate was recorded at 98.61 percent.

The top five states that have registered the maximum cases are Maharashtra (4,004 cases), followed by Kerala (3,376), Delhi (1,530), Tamil Nadu (692), and Karnataka (623).

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What’s more concerning is the rising Covid-19 cases in the capital. Delhi logged 1,530 Covid-19 cases and three deaths in the last 24 hours. According to the health department, the positivity rate in the country rose to 8.41 percent. The number of active Covid-19 cases in Delhi increased to 5,542 from 5,119 on Saturday. On Friday, the capital recorded 2,722 Covid-19 cases, which is the highest in 4 months.

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According to experts, there has been a significant increase in infection cases in the last few days, indicating that the outbreak is imminent. The recovery rate of all cases is more than 98 percent, which is the only positive sign of the Covid-19 4th Wave.

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