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Updated on: Wednesday, August 04, 2021, 10:57 AM IST

India's daily COVID-19 tally sees a sharp rise of 40% in the past 24 hours

A total of 47.31 crore tests have been conducted in the country so far and 48.52 crore vaccination doses have been administered. | PTI Photo

A total of 47.31 crore tests have been conducted in the country so far and 48.52 crore vaccination doses have been administered. | PTI Photo

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India's daily COVID-19 tally saw a 40% rise on Wednesday morning with 42,625 new cases compared to 30,549 fresh cases on Tuesday, an increase of 12,076 cases. The number of deaths stood at 562. India's active caseload currently is 4,10,353. The number of recoveries stood at 36,668 in the past 24 hours with a recovery rate of 97.37%.

With this, the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases has reached 3,17,69,132 and 4,25,757 deaths. The total number of recoveries is 3,09,33,022. At the same time, 36,668 people recovered from the virus. At 2.36%, the weekly positivity rate is currently below 5% and even the daily positivity is also at 2.31%.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 47,31,42,307 samples have been tested for Covid-19 till now of which 18,47,518 were tested in the last 24 hours.

The cumulative number of Covid vaccine doses administered in the country so far has reached 48,52,86,570 of which 62,53,741 doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

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Published on: Wednesday, August 04, 2021, 10:57 AM IST
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