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India reports 9,520 new Covid-19 positive cases; active caseload drops

The country’s COVID-19 active caseload stood at 87,311, which constituted 0.20 per cent of the country's total positive cases as of Saturday.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 27 Aug 2022, 8:05 am

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India has reported 9,520 new COVID-19 positive cases and 41 deaths in a span of 24 hours, according to the latest update by the Union Health Ministry on Saturday.

The country’s COVID-19 active caseload stood at 87,311, which constituted 0.20 per cent of the country's total positive cases of 4,43,98,696, including death toll of 5,27,597 as of Saturday.

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India’s recovery rate stood at 98.62 per cent, as 12,875 patients recovered in the last 24 hours and the cumulative tally of recovered patients since the beginning of the pandemic is now at 4,37,83,788.

The total COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 2,11,39,81,444 as per provisional reports till 7 am Saturday. This has been achieved through 2,81,63,153 sessions, the Union Health Ministry said.

The last 24 hours also recorded a total of 3,81,205 COVID-19 tests. India has so far conducted 88,47,20,250 cumulative tests. Weekly Positivity Rate in the country currently stands at 2.80 per cent and the Daily Positivity Rate is reported to be 2.50 per cent.

Meanwhile, COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years, which started on March 16, 2022 has covered 4,02,11,871 adolescents so far. Precaution dose has been administered to 14,98,32,594 people across the country so far.

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Also Read: 17 more test COVID-19 positive in Manipur

 

 

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IMPHAL, Manipur

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