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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Reports 9,119 New Covid Cases, 396 Deaths - NDTV

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Covid cases in India: For 47 days India has been reporting below 20,000 new infections daily. (File)New Delhi: India reported9,119 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, pushing the cumulative national tally to 3,45,35,763, while the death count increased to 4,66,584 with 396 related fatalities. The active coronavirus casesin India now stand at 1,11,481, the lowest in 538 days, according to the health ministry. For 47 straight days the country has been reporting below 20,000 new infections daily.

 
Meanwhile, the Union Health Ministry has written to 13 states and union territories, expressing concerns over declining weekly testing rates and spiking positivity rates in some districts.The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.79 per cent. It has been less than two per cent for last 52 days. The weekly positivity rate was also recorded at 0.
 
90 per cent. It has been below two per cent for the last 62 days, according to the ministry.India Records 9,119 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, Marginally Lower Than YesterdayIndia logged 9,119 new coronavirus infections taking the country's total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,45,44,882, while the active cases declined to 1,09,940, the lowest in 539 days.COVID-19 India News: Delhi reports 35 Covid cases, positivity rate at 0.06%Delhi reported 35 COVID-19 cases at a positivity rate of 0.06 per cent and zero fatality due to the infection, according to data shared by the health department here Thursday.
 
With the fresh cases, the infection tally rose to 1,440,754 while the number of deaths remains at 25,095.