Coronavirus Highlights: India Logs 18,313 New Covid Cases, 57 Deaths In 24 Hours

India COVID-19 Highlights: According to government data, the death count climbed to 5,26,167 with 57 new fatalities in the last 24 hours.

Coronavirus Highlights: India Logs 18,313 New Covid Cases, 57 Deaths In 24 Hours

India COVID-19 Highlights: The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.45%

New Delhi:

India has recorded 18,313 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the overall number of Covid-related infections in the country to 4,39,38,764. The active COVID-19 cases decreased to 1,45,026, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

According to government data, the death count climbed to 5,26,167 with 57 new fatalities in the last 24 hours.

The active cases comprise 0.35 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.45 per cent, the ministry said.

Here are the Highlights Updates on coronavirus cases in India:

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Jul 28, 2022 00:47 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Tamil Nadu Reports 1,803 New Cases, 396 From Chennai
New COVID-19 infections further declined to 1,803 in Tamil Nadu today, and they included a returnee from the United States of America. The new cases pushed the tally to 35,37,895 till date, the Health Department said. The death count remained unchanged at 38,032 with nil fatalities, a bulletin said. The state now has 14,284 active cases. Of the new cases, Chennai accounted for 396 infections.
Jul 28, 2022 00:45 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Bengal Reports 1,273 New Cases, 5 Deaths
West Bengal's COVID-19 tally increased to 20,88,988 today as 1,273 more people tested positive for the infection, while five fresh fatalities pushed the death count to 21,339, a health bulletin said. The daily positivity rate dipped to 8.55 per cent as 14,888 samples were tested for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. The state now has 20,094 active cases.
Jul 27, 2022 23:11 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Telangana Reports 852 New Cases
Telangana today continued to witness a spike in new COVID-19 cases with 852 fresh infections being reported, pushing the overall caseload to 8,16,531. Hyderabad district recorded the highest number of cases with 358, followed by neighbouring Medchal Malkajgiri (63) and Ranga Reddy (57). No fresh fatality occurred due to the infectious disease and the death count continued to be 4,111. The number of active cases was 4,915. 
Jul 27, 2022 23:10 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Chhattisgarh Reports 491 New Cases, 1 Death
Chhattisgarh today reported 491 new COVID-19 cases at a positivity rate of 4.34 per cent, taking the overall tally to 11,64,262, while the death count increased by one to reach 14,060, an official said. The patient recovery count rose to 11,46,393 after 600 people recovered during the day, leaving the state with 3,809 active cases, he said.
Jul 27, 2022 21:44 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Delhi Reports 1,066 New Cases, 2 Deaths
Delhi logged 1,066 fresh COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 6.91 per cent along with two deaths, according to data shared by the health department today. This is the fifth consecutive day that the positivity rate has been recorded above five per cent. With the fresh infections, the infection tally in the national capital rose to 19,50,802, while the death count mounted to 26,307.
Jul 27, 2022 21:38 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Jumbo Centres In Mumbai To Be Closed As Covid Cases Dip
Jumbo Covid Centers or field hospitals in Mumbai will be closed in phases as the number of coronavirus infections has decreased, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said today. After the first phase of the pandemic, three jumbo care centres had been closed while the rest continued to function. The Somaiya jumbo centre in Sion area will be kept ready in case there is fresh necessity, the BMC said in a release.
Jul 27, 2022 21:37 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Madhya Pradesh Reports 248 New Cases
The COVID-19 tally in Madhya Pradesh increased to 10,48,944 today after the detection of 248 new cases, while two more patients died due to the infection in the state, a health department official said. The death count rose to 10,751, while the positivity rate, of cases detected per 100 tests, stood at 3.1 per cent, he said. The state now has 1,630 active cases, the official informed.
Jul 27, 2022 21:17 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Gujarat Reports 979 New Cases
Gujarat reported 979 new COVID-19 cases today, raising its overall tally to 12,50,988, but no fresh death linked to the infection was registered in the state, the health department said. The number of statewide fatalities remained unchanged at 10,964, said the department in a release. The state now has 5,781 active cases.
Jul 27, 2022 21:07 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: 169 New Cases In Mizoram
Mizoram's COVID-19 tally rose to 2,32,080 today as 169 more people tested positive for the infection, while one fresh fatality pushed the death count to 709, a health official said. The state had reported 197 cases on Tuesday. Mizoram now has 770 active cases.
Jul 27, 2022 21:03 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: 692 New Cases In Jammu And Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir's COVID-19 caseload climbed to 4,61,947 today with 692 fresh infections, while the death count climbed to 4,765 as two more people died due to the viral disease, officials said. Of the fresh cases, 261 were reported from the Jammu division and 431 from the Kashmir valley, they said. There are 4,074 active COVID-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
Jul 27, 2022 20:31 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Himachal Pradesh Reports 916 New Cases, One Death
Himachal Pradesh recorded 916 new COVID-19 cases today, raising its tally to 2,96,590, officials said. A 65-year-old man died due to the disease in Chamba district, they said, adding the death count in the state reached 4,138. Active cases have now risen to 4,914, the officials said.
Jul 27, 2022 20:10 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Maharashtra Reports 2,138 New Cases, 8 Deaths
Maharashtra today reported 2,138 new coronavirus infections and eight pandemic-related deaths, the state health department said. The tally of COVID-19 cases in the state rose to 80,39,319 and death count increased to 1,48,088. The state now has 13,943 active COVID-19 cases.
Jul 27, 2022 20:09 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Mumbai Reports 283 New Cases, 2 Deaths
Mumbai today logged 283 fresh COVID-19 cases and two deaths, taking the tally to 11,23,634 and the death count to 19,646, the city civic body said. Notably, the doubling rate of cases in Mumbai has crossed the 3,000 mark from 2,975 days of Tuesday. Of the 283 cases, only 20 were symptomatic while the rest 263 are asymptomatic, as per the bulletin. Mumbai currently has 1,798 active cases.
Jul 27, 2022 16:06 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: 9 New Covid Cases In Andamans
The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 10,398 today as nine more people tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said. Seven new patients have travel history, while two fresh infections were detected during contact tracing, it said. The Union territory now has 41 active cases, while 10,228 people have recovered from the disease so far, including eight in the last 24 hours. A total of 129 patients have died due to the infection to date.
Jul 27, 2022 15:09 (IST)
Ladakh Reports 21 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

Ladakh has reported 21 fresh cases of COVID-19, raising the infection tally to 28,821, officials said today.

All the cases were reported from Leh district, they said.

So far, 228 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in Ladakh. Of these, 168 deaths were reported from Leh and 60 from Kargil, they said.

The are 150 active Covid cases in Ladakh, including 141 in Leh and nine in Kargil.

A total of 23 people were discharged from hospitals - 21 from Leh and two from Kargil - and the total number of recoveries stands at 28,443, they said.
Jul 27, 2022 13:08 (IST)
Puducherry Logs 141 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

Puducherry clocked 141 fresh cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the total positives to 1.70 lakh.

The new cases were detected at the end of examination of 1,757 samples, Director of Health G Sriramulu said in a bulletin.

Puducherry region alone accounted for 111 fresh cases out of the 141 new infections identified today while Karaikal had 27 cases and Yanam three. The overall caseload was 1,70,419.

Mahe an enclave of Puducherry in Kerala did not report any fresh case during last twenty four hours.

Sriramulu said that 223 patients recovered during last twenty four hours and the overall recoveries were 1,67,460.

The Health Department has examined so far 23,41,740 samples and found 19,81,089 to be negative.

Sriramulu also said there was no fresh fatality during last twenty four hours in any of the four regions of Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam and the death count remained 1,965.

The test positivity rate was 8.03 percent while fatality and recovery rates were 1.15 percent and 98.26 percent respectively.

The Health Department has administered so far 18,03,369 doses which comprised 9,77,541 first doses, 7,55,291 second doses and 70,537 booster doses.
Jul 27, 2022 11:18 (IST)
Arunachal Pradesh Reports 104 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

Arunachal Pradesh today reported 104 fresh COVID-19 cases making it the highest single-day spike so far this July pushing the total caseload in the state to 65,513, a senior health official said.

The previous high for coronavirus cases was 82 on July 24.

The death count remained unchanged at 296, with no new fatality recorded in the past 24 hours, state surveillance officer (SSO) Lobsang Jampa said.

Arunachal Pradesh, which was free of the virus for the last couple of months, has been witnessing a surge in Covid-19 cases since July 1 like some other parts of the country, the SSO said.

Of the new cases, 22 were reported from Namsai district, 18 from Changlang, eight each from the capital complex region and Leparada, seven from Dibang Valley and six each from East Siang and Lower Dibang Valley district respectively, the official said.

Arunachal Pradesh currently has 448 active cases, while 64,769 people have recuperated so far, including 60 on Tuesday, he said.

The recovery rate is 98.86 per cent, while the active ratio stands at 0.68 per cent, Mr Jampa said.

The capital complex region comprising Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa areas has the highest number of active cases at 89, followed by Namsai at 71 cases, Upper Siang and East Siang at 31 cases each, Lower Subansiri (30), followed by Lohit and Changlang at 28 cases each.

A total of 12,81,297 samples have been tested for COVID-19 in the state so far. On Tuesday the number of tests was 373, Mr Jampa said.

So far over 17,95,425 people have been administered coronavirus vaccines in the state, Arunachal Pradesh immunisation officer Dimong Padung informed.
Jul 27, 2022 11:00 (IST)
Assam Records 686 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

Assam logged 686 new COVID-19 cases, down from 760 the previous day, pushing the tally to 7,36,307, a bulletin by the National Health Mission said.

No fresh death was reported with the death count remaining unchanged at 6,667.

At least 1,347 COVID-positive people in the state have died due to other reasons.

Dibrugarh reported 53 new cases, followed by Dhemaji at 45, Lakhimpur at 45, Cachar 43 and Baksa 37 cases.

Altogether 748 more patients were discharged from different hospitals, raising the total number of recoveries to 7,22,750 .

Assam currently has 5,543 active cases, a marginal decrease from 5,605 the previous day, the bulletin said.

The fresh infections were detected from 7,499 samples tested, with the positivity rate standing at 9.15 per cent. As many as 2,85,01,763 have been examined thus far.

The bulletin also said that total of 4,81,61,874 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the state so far.
Jul 27, 2022 10:00 (IST)
93 New COVID-19 Cases In Maharashtra's Thane In 24 Hours

As many as 93 new cases of coronavirus have been detected in Maharashtra's Thane district, taking the tally to 7,33,636, a health official said today.

With the addition of the latest cases on Tuesday, the district currently has 895 active COVID-19 cases, he said.

No death was reported on Tuesday and the death count in the district stood at 11,927. The recovery count has reached 7,21,474, the official added.
Jul 27, 2022 09:41 (IST)

India recorded 18,313 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours

Number of deaths due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours: 57

India's active COVID-19 caseload currently stands at 1,45,026

27,37,235 Covid vaccine doses administered in last 24 hours

202.79 crore total vaccine doses (93.08 crore second dose and 7.81 crore booster dose) have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.

Active cases stand at 0.33%

Recovery rate currently at 98.47%

20,742 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases the total recoveries to 4,32,67,571

Daily positivity rate (4.31%)

Weekly positivity rate (4.57%)

87.36 crore total tests conducted so far; 4,25,337 tests conducted in the last 24 hours
Jul 27, 2022 06:14 (IST)
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