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India records 817 more Covid deaths, lowest in 81 days

PUNJABNEWSLINE | June 30, 2021 10:48 AM

New Delhi :India saw a single-day rise of 45,951 coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid cases to 3,03,62,848, while daily deaths remained below 1,000 for the third consecutive day, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.

The death toll rose to 3,98,454 with 817 fresh fatalities, the lowest in 81 days.

According to the data published at 7 am, cumulatively 33.28 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.

The active cases further declined to 5,37,064 comprising 1.77 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid recovery rate has improved to 96.92 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The 817 new fatalities include 231 from Maharashtra, 118 from Tamil Nadu and 104 from Karnataka.

A total of 3,98,454 deaths have been reported so far in the country, including 1,21,804 from Maharashtra, 34,929 from Karnataka, 32,506 from Tamil Nadu, 24,971 from Delhi, 22,577 from Uttar Pradesh, 17,679 from West Bengal and 16,033 from Punjab.

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