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With 44,879 new cases, India’s Covid-19 count rises to 87.28 lakh | India News


NEW DELHI: India’s Covid-19 count rose to 87.28 lakh on Friday with a single-day increase of 44,879 cases, while recoveries rose to 81,15,580, bringing the national recovery rate to 92.97 percent, according to the Ministry of Health of the Union.
The death toll reached 1,28,668 after 547 more deaths were reported in the country in a 24-hour span and total coronavirus cases rose to 87,28,795, data updated at 8 a.m. showed.
The Covid-19 fatality rate has dropped further to 1.47 percent.
There are 4,84,547 active cases in the country that comprise 5.55 percent of the total number of cases, according to the data.
According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 12,31,01,739 samples have been analyzed so far with 11,39,230 samples analyzed on Thursday.

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