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10,649 more test positive for COVID-19 in India

India's COVID-19 active caseload currently stands at 96,442. The active cases account for 0.22 per cent of the total cases across the country - 4,43,68,195.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 24 Aug 2022, 6:16 am

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A total of 10,649 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in India and the death toll rose to 5,27,452 as the disease clamed 36 more lives, official sources said on Wednesday.

According to the latest update by the Union Health Ministry, India's COVID-19 recovery rate currently is 98.59 per cent, as 10,677 more recoveries were reported. The number of total recoveries has reached 4,37,44,301 as of Wednesday.

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Consequently, India's COVID-19 active caseload currently stands at 96,442. The active cases account for 0.22 per cent of the total cases across the country - 4,43,68,195.

Daily positivity rate  and weekly positivity rate stood at 2.62 per cent and 3.32 per cent respectively.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra, Kerala and Karnataka have reported highest death toll among all states and UTs in the country with 1,48,203, 70,723 and 40,218 deaths respectively as of Wednesday.

And, 88.35 cr total tests have been conducted so far and 210.58 crore total vaccine doses (94.05 cr Second Dose and 14.30 cr Precaution Dose) have been administered so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. A total of 27,17,979 doses administered were administerd in the last 24 hours.

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IMPHAL, Manipur

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