1.3 L fresh Covid infection in India, death toll drops at 2,713

India has reported 132,364 fresh infections of the coronavirus disease(Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, taking the overall toll to 28,574,350, according to the data from the Union ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW), updated at 8am on Friday. In the same period, 2713 people lost their lives to to Covid-19, taking the cumulative fatality toll due to the disease to 340,702. 

It’s for the eighth consecutive day that the country reported below 2 lakh cases, while the death toll dipped below 3,000 mark for the second consecutive day.

The COVID-19 active caseload is 16,35,993 which now comprises 5.73 per cent of the total infections. and the recovery rate is 93.08 per cent, the data stated.

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