India has reported 2,876 new cases of new coronavirus, 98 of which have died from infection in the last 24 hours. As indicated by the information shared by the Union Health Ministry on Wednesday (March 16), the nation saw a sum of 3,884 releases as of now, taking the complete recuperation rate at around 98.72 percent and all out recuperations information came to 4,24,50,055.

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The total number of active COVID-19 cases in India decreased to 32,811 (0.08%), according to current ministry data.

The total number of victims in the country is now 5,167. In India, the first death was reported by the COVID pandemic in March 2020. The daily positive rate today is 0.38 percent.

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As per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 78,05,06,974 examples have been tried up to March 15 for COVID-19. Of these 7,52,818 samples were tested on Tuesday.

In the interim, the COVID-19 immunization of children 12 to 14 starts from today, the Union Health Ministry informed.

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Just the Corbevax vaccine would be utilized for the recipients of this age bunch. Likewise, every one of the people who are matured over 60 can now receive available immunizations with the prudent or sponsor portion from today.

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Two doses of Biological E's intramuscular vaccine Corbevax would be administered to the beneficiaries in the 12-14 years age group at an interval of 28 days. Beneficiaries between 14-15 years have already been covered during the vaccination for 15-18 years' age group.