India records 16,464 cases of Covid-19
1 August, 2022 | Vaishali Sharma
According to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data, India saw a slight decline in COVID-19 infections on Monday, with the country recording 16,464 new cases in the preceding 24 hours. India re...
According to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data, India saw a slight decline in COVID-19 infections on Monday, with the country recording 16,464 new cases in the preceding 24 hours.
India recorded 19,673 COVID-19 cases on Sunday. With this latest surge, the country’s total number of cases has grown to 4,40,36,275. There are 1,43,989 active instances out of a total of 1,43,989 active instances, accounting for 0.33 percent of the total.
The government data informed that the country reported as many as 16,112 new recoveries in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 4,33,65,890.
However, the death toll from coronavirus moved up to 5,26,396 as 24 fresh fatalities were reported in a day.
As the country continues to battle the pandemic, the government informed that 2,73,888 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours wherein a positivity rate of 6.01 per cent was observed. Moreover, the weekly positivity rate is at 4.80 per cent.
On the COVID-19 vaccination front, 204.34 crore total vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive. Here, as many as 8,34,167 doses were administered in the last 24 hours.