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India so a drastic increase in covid 19 case fatalities after, 6,148 people succumbed to deadly disease within a time span of 24 hours.
According to the Standard, this is the highest number of case fatalities ever recorded in a single day since the wake of Covid-19 in December 2019 in Wuhan China. The country which came closest to that COVID-19 case fatality figure in a single day was the United States of America when it recorded 5,444 deaths on February 12th 2021.
India's Covid-19 case load now stands at 29.2mllion after the nation recorded 94,052 new cases in the last 24 hours. The total of Covid-19 case fatalities in India now stands at 359,676.
According to the Ministry of Health, 624 individuals turned Covid-19 positive in the last 24 hours from a sample size of 6,728. The Covid-19 positivity rate in Kenya now stands at 9.3%. The total confirmed cases now stands at 174,285. 17 Covid-19 deaths where reported, raising the death toll to 3,362. 313 individuals recovered from the disease, raising the number of recoveries to 119,246.
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