India records 2,961 new Covid-19 cases, active tally at 30,041

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India recorded 2,961 Covid-19 cases in a day while active cases dipped to 30,041 from 33,232 a day earlier, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Saturday.

According to news reports, the death toll has increased to 5,31,659 with 17 fatalities, which includes nine reconciled by Kerala, the data stated.

The national Covid-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.75 per cent while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.18 per cent, the ministry said.

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