NEW DELHI, August 30, 2022 (TBINN)
India saw a major decline in daily COVID cases with 5,439 new Coronavirus patients being reported, while the active cases declined to 65,732, according to the Union Health Ministry today.
The death toll climbed to 5,27,829 with 30 new fatalities, Union Health Ministry said. Country had on Sunday recorded 7, 591 Coronavirus infections in a span of 24 hours. According to the Union Ministry, the active cases comprise 0.15 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate increased to 98.66 per cent,
Daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.70 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 2.64 per cent, according to the Ministry. Over 88.55 crore tests for the detection of COVID have been conducted till date, with 3,20,418 done in the last 24 hours. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease went up to 4,38,25,024, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 per cent.
Apart from this, according to the Union Health Ministry, 212.71 crore doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the country, so far, under the nation-wide vaccination drive.
The 30 latest fatalities include five from Maharashtra, four from Delhi and three from Haryana.