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Coronavirus Outbreak

India Logs 44 Fresh Coronavirus Cases, No Fatalities Recorded

The number of people who have recovered from the disease has risen to 4.44 crore and the national recovery rate stands at 98.81 per cent, according to the union ministry

India Sees Single-Day Rise Of 31 New Covid Infections
The death toll was recorded at 5,31,928 (5.31 lakh) while the total case tally is at 4.49 crore.

New Delhi: India reported a single-day rise of 44 fresh COVID-19 cases on Sunday (August 27), according to Union Health Ministry data. The active cases currently stand at 1,502, according to the data updated at 8 am on Saturday (August 26). The death toll was recorded at 5,31,928 (5.31 lakh) while the total case tally is at 4.49 crore. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has risen to 4,44,63,533 (4.44 crore) and the national recovery rate stands at 98.81 per cent, according to the ministry website.

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The case fatality rate stands at 1.18 per cent. According to the ministry website, 220.67 crore Covid vaccine doses have been administered in the country.

In the meantime, on August 26, India saw a single day rise of 60 new coronavirus infections while the active cases stood at 1,503, according to Union health ministry data. The death toll was recorded at 5,31,928. The country’s Covid case tally is 4.49 crore.

The number of people who have recuperated from the infection has increased to 4.45 crore, and the national recovery rate stands at 98.81 per cent, according to the health ministry’s website.

The case fatality rate stands at 1.18 per cent. According to the ministry’s website, 220.67 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far.

Mumbai

Whereas is Mumbai, on Friday (August 25) reported 17 COVID-19 cases, the fourth consecutive day when the addition to the tally has been more than 10, a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation official said. It took the tally in the metropolis to 11,64,261, while the death toll remained unchanged at 19,776, he said.

The recovery count increased by nine in the last 24 hours to touch 11,44,404, leaving the metropolis with an active caseload of 81, he said.

The recovery rate is 98.3 per cent and the overall growth rate of cases between August 18 and 24 was 0.0008 per cent, as per civic data.

So far, 1,89,22,586 coronavirus tests have been conducted in Mumbai, including 243 in the last 24 hours. The caseload doubling time is 83,327 days, as per official data.

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