Amid the rise in daily case count, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently chairing a high-level meeting to review the COVID-related situation and public health preparedness today.
India reports 1,134 fresh Covid cases, 5 deaths
India on Wednesday recorded 1,134 new Covid cases, a significant surge from the previous day's 699 infections, according to the Union health ministry data.
Presently, the active caseload stands at 7,026 which is 0.01 per cent of total cases. In the same time span, the country has also reported five Covid deaths one each from Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat and Maharashtra and one reconciled by Kerala. The total Covid deaths in the country so far stands at 5,30,813.
As per the data, the recovery of 662 patients in one day took the cumulative tally to 4,41,60,279. Consequently, the recovery rate stands at 98.79 per cent.
Meanwhile, the Daily Positivity rate has been reported to be 1.09 per cent, while the Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently also stands at 0.98 per cent.
(With IANS inputs)
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