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18,738 Fresh Covid Cases Reported In India, 40 Fatalities

BP World Bureau | Aug 08 2022 01:20:21 PM
Covid Update

With 18,738 new coronavirus infections being reported daily, India's tally of COVID-19 cases has risen to 4,41,45,732. In contrast, the active cases have increased to 1,34,933, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

The data stated that the death count has climbed to 5,26,689 with 40 fatalities, including eight deaths reconciled by Kerala.

The active cases comprise 0.31 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.50 per cent, the ministry said.

An increase of 140 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in 24 hours.

According to the ministry, the daily positivity rate was recorded at 5.02 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 4.63 per cent.