India reports 8,813 new Covid cases in last 24 hours

By Shefali Kohli -- August 16, 2022 12:59 pm -- Updated:August 16, 2022 12:59 pm

New Delhi [India], August 16: As per the data by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India reported a decline in Coronavirus cases with 8,813 fresh Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours.

As compared to the yesterday’s cases which were 14,917, there is decline in new cases reported today.

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Meanwhile, the recovery count is 15,040 in the last 24 hours and the total recoveries are 4,36,38,844. The current recovery rate is 98.56 per cent.

As per the Health Ministry, the positivity and weekly rate stands at 4.15 percent and 4.79 percent.

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As per the ministry, the active caseload of the country stands at 1,11,252 with the active cases at 0.25 per cent.

As far as more than 88.06 crore Covid tests have been conducted of which 2,12,129 were conducted in the last 24 hours.

As per the data of Nationwide Vaccination Drive, the Centre has administered 208.31 crore total vaccine doses which included 93.80 crore Second Dose and 12.36 crore Precaution Dose for Coronavirus infection.

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Under Nationwide Vaccination Drive, Government if India has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them Covid Vaccines free of cost. In the new phase of the universalization of the COVID19 vaccination drive, the Union Government will procure and supply (free of cost) 75% 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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