India reports 16,326 new COVID-19 cases

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India has reported 16,326 new COVID-19 cases during the past 24hours across the country, tally rose to 34,159,562 on Saturday.

The federal health ministry’s latest data showed that, as many as 666 deaths due to the pandemic since Friday morning took the total death toll to 453,708. Most deaths were reported from the southern state of Kerala.

“More than 70 percent cases were due to comorbidities.

“There are still 173,728 active COVID-19 cases in the country with a decline of 2,017 active cases during the past 24 hours.”

A total of 33,532,126 people have been successfully cured and discharged from hospitals so far, out of which 17,677 were discharged during the past 24 hours.

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