NEW DELHI, August 31, 2022 (TBINN)
With 7, 231 new cases being reported in a day, India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 4,44,28,393, while the number of active cases came down to 64,667, according to the Union Health Ministry today.
The death toll from climbed to 5,27,874 after 45 more fatalities were recorded. The active cases comprise 0.15 per cent of the total cases, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.67 per cent, Union Health Ministry said.
A drop of 1,065 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 case-count in a span of 24 hours. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.05 per cent. The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 2.55 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease went up to 4,38,35,852, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent. According to the Ministry, 212.39 crore doses of COVID Vaccine have been administered in the country, so far, under the nation-wide vaccination drive.