India sees slight dip in COVID infection with 14,092 new cases in last 24 hours
Post by Rising Kashmir on Sunday, August 14, 2022
India on Sunday saw a slight decline in the Covid cases as it reported 14,092 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours with its active caseload standing at 1,16,861, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed.
According to the Health Ministry, the country had logged 15,815 new COVID cases in its previous 24 hours with a daily case positivity rate of 4.36 per cent. The Ministry informed that the active caseload of the country stood at 0.26 per cent while its recovery rate was 98.54 per cent with 16,454 recoveries in the last 24 hours, with which the total number of people who recovered from the infection rose to 4,36,09,566.
The Ministry further informed that the current Daily Positivity Rate stands at 3.69 per cent, while its Weekly Positivity Rate is 4.57 per cent.
Ever since the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry has conducted 88.02 crore Covid tests, so far, of which 3,81,861 were conducted in the last 24 hours alone.
Under the nationwide vaccination drive, a total of 207.99 crore vaccine doses (93.78cr Second Dose and 12.07cr Precaution Dose) have been administered across the country, so far. In the last 24 hours, 28,01,457 doses of Covid vaccines were jabbed, said the Union Ministry. (ANI)