Coronavirus Highlights: India Logs 15,815 New Covid Cases, 68 Deaths

India COVID-19 Highlights: India's active caseload currently stands at 1,19,264 and accounts for 0.31 per cent of the total cases.

Coronavirus Highlights: India Logs 15,815 New Covid Cases, 68 Deaths

India Covid Highlights: The COVID-19 recovery rate is currently at 98.5 per cent.

New Delhi:

India recorded a total of 15,815 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of coronavirus infections to 4,42,39,372, according to the Union Health Ministry.

The country also reported 68 new fatalities due to coronavirus today, taking the overall Covid-related death count to 5,26,996.

India's active caseload currently stands at 1,19,264 and accounts for 0.31 per cent of the total cases.

The recovery rate is currently at 98.5 per cent. As many as 20,018 recoveries from the coronavirus infection were logged in the last 24 hours thereby increasing the total recoveries to 4,35,93,112.

Here are the Highlights on coronavirus cases in India:

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Aug 13, 2022 22:39 (IST)
Covid Update: 9 Covid Deaths In Delhi In 24 Hours, 2,031 New Cases
Delhi on Saturday reported nine deaths due to COVID-19 and 2,031 new cases with a positivity rate of 12.34 per cent, according to data shared by the health department here.
This is the 11th consecutive day when the city registered more than 2,000 cases in a day.

Delhi on Friday reported 10 deaths due to COVID-19, the highest in six months, and 2,136 cases with a positivity rate of 15.02 per cent.

The national capital on February 13 reported 12 deaths due to the viral disease.
Aug 13, 2022 21:51 (IST)
Maharashtra Reports 2,040 COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death, 2,048 Recoveries
Maharashtra on Saturday reported 2,040 COVID-19 cases and one death, which took the numbers in the state to 80,70,258 and total casualties to 1,48,168, an official said.

Maharashtra had reported 1,975 cases and five deaths on Friday, he added.
Aug 13, 2022 13:15 (IST)
Assam Reports 152 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

Assam reported 152 new COVID-19 cases and two more deaths in the last 24 hours, a National Health Mission (NHM), Assam, bulletin said today.

One death each was reported from Jorhat and Sivasagar, pushing the death count to 6,677. Another 1,347 positive patients have died of other underlying co-morbidities.

The current active COVID-19 positive caseload in the state is 3,359, a decrease by 40 against that of the previous day. The overall Covid positive cases in the state has increased to 7,42,678, it said.

The new cases were detected from 5,512 sample tests, with the day's positivity rate at 2.76 per cent.

The state had logged 206 new cases with positivity rate of 3.70 per cent the previous day, the bulletin said. Among the fresh infections, Cachar logged 20 cases, Kamrup Metropolitan 19 and Dibrugarh 12.

Altogether 290 cured patients were discharged from different hospitals during the day, taking the number of recovered patients to 7,31,293, it said.

The recovery rate in the state is 98.47 per cent.

The current active COVID-19 positive caseload in the state is 3,359, a decrease by 40 against the previous day.

The cumulative figure of samples tested so far for the novel coronavirus is 2,86,13,093.

The NHM bulletin said 4,92,62,315 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the state so far.

These comprise 2,46,84,868 first doses, 2,18,76,508 second and 27,00,939 precaution doses.
Aug 13, 2022 12:30 (IST)
India Logs Nearly 16,000 New Covid Cases, 68 Deaths In 24 Hours

India reported nearly 16,000 new Covid cases and 68 fatalities, including 24 reconciled by Kerala, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated today.

The 8 am data also showed active cases came down by 4,271 in a span of 24 hours to stand at 1,19,264, constituting 0.27 per cent of the total infections.

The new 15,815 coronavirus infections and 68 deaths pushed the overall figures to 4,42,39,372 cases and 5,26,996 deaths, according to the data.

The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.54 per cent, the health ministry said. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.36 per cent, while the weekly rate was 4.79 per cent. The case fatality rate stands at 1.19 per cent.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has risen to 4,35,93,112, according to the ministry.

It also said 207.71 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.

India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19 that year. It crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4, 2021, three crore on June 23, and four crore on January 25 this year.
Aug 13, 2022 12:26 (IST)
Maharashtra's Thane Records 314 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

Thane district of Maharashtra has reported 314 new coronavirus positive cases, which raised its overall infection count to 7,36,343, a health official said today.

With the addition of these cases on Friday, there are now 1,253 active COVID-19 cases in the district, he said.

As one patient succumbed to the infection during the day, the death count rose to 11,937, while the recovery count has now reached, 7,23,593, the official added.
Aug 13, 2022 12:23 (IST)
COVID-19 UPDATE - AUGUST 13

India has recorded 15,815 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours

Number of deaths due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours: 68

India's active COVID-19 caseload currently stands at 1,19,264

24,43,064 Covid vaccine doses have been administered in the last 24 hours.

207.71 crore total vaccine doses (93.74 crore second dose and 11.84 crore booster dose) have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.

Active cases stand at 0.27%

Recovery rate currently at 98.54%

20,018 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases the total recoveries to 4,35,93,112

Daily positivity rate (4.36%)

Weekly positivity rate (4.79%)

87.99 crore total tests conducted so far; 3,62,802 tests conducted in the last 24 hours
Aug 13, 2022 05:51 (IST)
10 Covid Deaths In Delhi In 24 Hours, 2,136 New Cases
Delhi on Friday reported 2,136 new Covid cases and 10 deaths due to the viral disease, according to data shared by the health department.
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