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India records 17,135 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

By Shefali Kohli -- August 03, 2022 12:47 pm -- Updated:August 03, 2022 12:47 pm

New Delhi [India], August 3: As per the fresh data by the Union Ministry of Health and Family, India logs 17,135 fresh cases of Coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, earlier on Tuesday, India recorded 13,734 cases of Covid-19.

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As per informed by the Union Ministry, India's active caseload currently stands at 1,37,057 at the rate of 0.31 per cent.

Meanwhile, India is also improving in recoveries as India reported 19,823 recoveries in the last 24 hours The total number of recoveries from Covid-19 infection are now at 4,34,03,610, taking the country's current recovery rate to 98.49 per cent.

As per the official statement of the Health Ministry, the daily positivity and weekly positivity rate stand at 3.69 per cent and 4.67 per cent, respectively.

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As per the Centre’s Nationwide Vaccination Drive, a total of 204.84 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses--which included 93.36 crore Second Dose and 9.47 crore Precaution Dose.

The ministry also stated that 23,49,651 doses against Coronavirus infection were administered to the people in the last 24 hours.

Further, it said 87.63 crore Total Tests have been conducted in the country so far of which 4,64,919 were conducted in the last 24 hours alone.

As India continues to report over 10,000 Covid-19 cases over the last few days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the country's fight against Covid is still on, and holistic healthcare has made an impact across the globe in this fight.

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"Our fight against Covid is still on, and holistic healthcare has made an impact across the globe in this fight. AYUSH is now gaining prominence worldwide, leading to an increase in AYUSH exports," said Prime Minister Modi while addressing his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat'.

-PTC News with ANI inputs

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