NEW DELHI, August 22, 2022 (TBNN)
India today logged 9,531 fresh Coronavirus cases that pushed its tally to 4,43,48,960, while the number of active cases came down to 97,648, according to Union Health Ministry.
The toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 5,27,368 with 26 more fatalities, including 10 deaths Union Health Ministry stated. Active cases comprise 0.22 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 98.59 per cent, Union Health Ministry said.
Daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.15 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 3.59 per cent, the Ministry said.
Besides, a total of 88.27 crore tests have been conducted, so far, with 2,29,546 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, it said. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease increased to 4,37,23,944, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.19 per cent, it informed.
So far, 210.02 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the country under the nation-wide vaccination drive, it added.