India’s Covid-19 infection tally climbed to 1,08,80,603 with 9,309 new cases in a day, while 1,05,89,230 people have recuperated so far pushing the national recovery rate to 97.32 per cent on Friday.

There are 1,35,926 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which accounts for 1.25 per cent of the total caseload. The death count climbed to 1,55,447 with the novel coronavirus virus claiming 87 lives in a span of 24 hours in the country. The Covid-19 case fatality rate stood at 1.43 per cent

Delhi recorded 141 fresh Covid-19 cases and three deaths on Friday, while the positivity rate stood at 0.22 per cent. On February 9, no fatality was registered in the national capital. The positivity rate on Friday stood at 0.22 per cent.

Maharashtra reported 3,670 new coronavirus infections on Friday, taking the caseload to 20,56,575. The state also reported 36 new fatalities, taking the death count due to the pandemic to 51,451. Of new deaths, 19 were from the past 48 hours and 13 from the last one week, while four deaths had taken place even earlier. A total of 2,422 patients were discharged from hospitals on Friday, taking the overall number of recoveries in Maharashtra to 19,72,475. The state has 31,474 active cases now.

Andhra Pradesh reported 68 fresh cases, taking the tally to over 8.88 lakh on Friday. One death took the toll to 7,162. The state also reported 106 more recoveries. The total confirmed positive cases were 8,88,760 while the recoveries stood at 880,784.

Gujarat recorded 285 new coronavirus cases and two deaths in the last 24 hours on Thursday. The caseload in the state thus rose to 2,64,450, while the death toll due to the pandemic reached 4,399. Both the latest fatalities were reported from Ahmedabad district.

With 302 patients being discharged, the number of recoveries rose to 2,58,270. Gujarat’s rate of recovery went up to 97.66 per cent on Thursday. There are only 1,781 active cases in the state at present, 30 of them are on ventilators.

Odisha’s Covid-19 caseload on Thursday mounted to 3,35,984 after 95 more people tested positive for the infection. The toll remained unchanged at 1,910 as no fresh fatality was reported since Monday. 

Two more persons tested positive for Covid-19 in Mizoram, taking the state’s tally to 4,390 on Thursday. Mizoram at present has 22 active cases, while 4,359 people have recovered from the virus so far. The Covid-19 death toll in the state is nine.


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