India reports 13,272 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

By Shefali Kohli -- August 20, 2022 1:49 pm -- Updated:August 20, 2022 1:49 pm

New Delhi [India], August 20: As per the data of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India reported as many as 13,272 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, on Friday India reported 15,754 Covid-19 cases.

India's covid cases surpass 3,000-mark

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According to the Ministry data, total cases of the country have been up to 4,43,27,890.

India’s active caseload stands at 1,01,166 which accounts for 0.23 per cent of the total cases.

Currently, India’s recovery rate is 98.58 per cent.

Since the last 24 hours, India’s total recoveries is 13,900 and therefore taking the total recoveries to 4,36,99,435.

India's covid cases surpass 3,000-mark

Talking about the positivity rate, the daily positivity rate of Covid cases stands at 4.21 per cent and as many as 3,15,231 Covid-19 tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.

The death toll from Covid-19 rose to 5,27,289 with 36 fatalities, including six deaths that Kerala reconciled, the data updated at 8 am stated today morning.

On the Covid-19 vaccination front, the government data informed that over 209.40 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive.

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Under the nationwide vaccination drive, the Government of India has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them with Covid-19 vaccines free of cost. In the new phase of the universalization of the Covid-19 vaccination drive, the Union Government will procure and supply (free of cost) 75 per cent of the vaccines being produced by the vaccine manufacturers in the country to States and UTs.

-PTC News with ANI inputs

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