Amidst the controversies over BJP announcing free vaccines as the poll promise in Bihar, India on Friday logged 55,838 new Covid-19 infections taking the total cases surge to 77,06,946. With 702 new deaths, toll mounts to 1,16,616.
While various statistics revealed that India’s cumulative positivity rate is 7.81% and the daily figure is 3.8%, India, the second-worst corona-hit country in the worked as of Friday has 7,15,812 total active cases after a decrease of 24,278 in last 24 hrs. 69,48,497 infected people recovered/cured/migrated so far and the recovery rate stood at 89.20%.
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Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh on Thursday seared the grim landmark of 8,00,000 positive cases with 3,520 new cases. As per the recent health bulletin, 7,96,919 people are infected so far while 6,524 succumbed to the coronavirus. The state reported 16 new fatalities while 3,723 patient recovered in the last 24 hours.
Telangana, on the other hand, reported 6 deaths & 1,456 new COVID-19 cases by Friday. Total no of cases mounts to 2,29,001 of which 20,337 are active and the death toll raised to 1,298.