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India logs 3.34 lakh new Covid cases, 525 more deaths

New Delhi, January 23

India logged 3,33,533 new coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of Covid cases to 3,92,37,264, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

The active cases have increased to 21,87,205, while the death toll has climbed to 4,89,409 with 525 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The active cases comprised 5.57 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid recovery rate had decreased to 93.18 per cent, the ministry said.

An increase of 73,840 cases has been recorded in the active Covid caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide Covid vaccination drive has exceeded 161.92 crore.

The 525 new fatalities include 132 from Kerala and 48 from Maharashtra.

A total of 4,89,409 deaths have been reported so far in the country including 1,42,071 from Maharashtra, 51,739 from Kerala, 38,563 from Karnataka, 37,178 from Tamil Nadu, 25,586 from Delhi, 23,038 from Uttar Pradesh and 20,302 from West Bengal.

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