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India adds 2,259 Covid-19 cases today; daily death count surges to 20

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India on Friday saw a marginal decline in Covid-19 cases with 2,259 cases recorded in 24 hours. The active cases were reduced to 375 while the daily fatalities count rose to 20 in a day, according to the data by the Union ministry of health.

With this, India's coronavirus tally has escalated to 43,131,822. Currently, the active cases stand at 15,044 which is 0.44% of the total caseload.

As per the ministry's data, as many as 2,614 people have recovered from the Covid infection in 24 hours. A total of 5,24,323 people have succumbed to Covid-19 since the pandemic hit the country while the recoveries have increased to 4.25 crore.

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