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India logs 17,336 new Covid cases

India logs 17,336 new Covid cases

New Delhi, June 24 (UNI) A total of 17,336 people were tested positive for Covid-19 in India during the past 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.
According to the bulletin issued by the Health Ministry, the total caseload rose to 4,33,62,294 while the death toll rose to 5,24,954 as 13 more succumbed to the disease.
On the other hand, 13,029 people recovered from the disease, taking the tally to 4,27,49,056. The recovery rate stands at 98.59 per cent.
The active caseload stands at 88,284, the figures showed.
As per the bulletin, 85.98 crore tests for Covid-19 have been done so far.
India has administered 196.77 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine so far under the ongoing nationwide vaccination drive.
UNI DS GK

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