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Coronavirus Live Updates: India Logs 5,439 New Covid Cases

India COVID-19 Live: The active cases comprise 0.15 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.66 per cent, the ministry said.

Coronavirus Live Updates: India Logs 5,439 New Covid Cases

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.70 per cent

New Delhi:

India added 5,439 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 4,44,21,162, while the active cases declined to 65,732, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

The active cases comprise 0.15 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.66 per cent, the ministry said.

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Aug 26, 2022 23:02 (IST)
Telangana Reports 290 New COVID-19 Cases

Telangana on Friday recorded 290 new COVID-19 cases, taking the state tally to 8,33,521.

Hyderabad district saw the highest number of cases with 115.

A health department bulletin said 450 people recuperated from the infection and the cumulative number of recoveries till date was 8,27,154.

The recovery rate rose to 99.24 per cent.

No fresh fatality occurred due to the infectious disease and the toll continued to be 4,111.

The bulletin said 21,198 samples were tested on Friday. There were 2,256 active cases in the state.
Aug 26, 2022 22:59 (IST)
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Chhattisgarh Sees 175 COVID-19 Cases, No Death

Chhattisgarh on Friday reported 175 COVID-19 cases at a positivity rate of 2.63 per cent, taking the tally to 11,73,239, while the toll remained unchanged at 14,104, an official said.

The recovery count rose by 194 and touched 11,57,863, leaving the state with 1,272 active cases, he said.
Aug 26, 2022 22:25 (IST)
Delhi Logs 620 COVID-19 Cases, 2 Deaths

Delhi Friday recorded 620 COVID-19 cases with a reduced positivity rate of 3.74 per cent, while two more people succumbed to the disease, according to data shared by the city health department.

The new cases came out of 16,579 tests conducted the previous day, the department said in its latest bulletin.

Delhi had recorded 702 COVID-19 cases on Thursday with a positivity rate of 4.49 per cent, and four fatalities.

With the fresh cases and fatalities, Delhi's infection tally increased to 19,97,674, while the toll rose to 26,448, it said.
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Madhya Pradesh Sees 58 Cases, 1 Death

The COVID-19 tally in Madhya Pradesh reached 10,53,192 on Friday after the detection of 58 cases, while the death toll increased by one to touch 10,770, a health official said.

The positivity rate, or cases detected per 100 tests, stood at 0.8 per cent, the official added.

The recovery count increased by 134 and reached 10,41,938, leaving the state with 484 active cases, he informed.

With 8,801 samples examined during the day, the number of coronavirus tests in MP went up to 2,98,70,935, he added.
Aug 26, 2022 19:10 (IST)
Maharashtra Reports 1,846 New Cases, 4 Deaths

Maharashtra on Friday reported 1,846 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths linked to the infection, which took the overall tally in the state to 80,93,122 and the toll to 1,48,218, a health department official said.

The addition to the tally and the toll was less than the 1,887 cases and six fatalities reported a day earlier.

Two of the deaths took place in Mumbai, while Vasai-Virar in Palghar district and Raigad witnessed one fatality each, he said.
Aug 26, 2022 18:11 (IST)
Odisha Logs 262 Fresh Cases, 2 Deaths

Odisha's COVID-19 tally rose to 13,26,383 on Friday as 262 more people, including 47 children, tested positive for the virus, a health department bulletin said.

The state's death toll due to the infection mounted to 9,170, with one fatality each in Bhubaneswar and Keonjhar, it said.

Odisha had recorded 355 new cases and one fatality on Thursday.

The state now has 1,987 active cases, while 13,15,173 patients have recovered from the disease.

It tested 16,863 samples for coronavirus since Thursday at a positivity rate of 1.55 per cent.
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India recorded 10,256 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours

Number of Covid deaths in the last 24 hours: 68

India's active COVID-19 caseload currently stands at 90,707

31,60,292 Covid vaccine doses administered in the last 24 hours

211.13 crore total vaccine doses (94.12 crore second dose and 14.76 crore booster dose) have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.

Active cases stand at 0.20%

Recovery rate currently at 98.61%

13,528 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases total recoveries to 4,37,70,913

Daily positivity rate (2.43%)

Weekly positivity rate (3.02%)

88.43 crore total tests conducted so far; 4,22,322 tests conducted in the last 24 hours
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