There is a steady increase in corona cases in the country. However, there has been a decrease in cases today as compared to yesterday. According to the Health Ministry, on Friday, India reported 15,815 new corona cases in the last 24 hours with a daily positivity rate of 4.36 percent. Whereas yesterday (August 12) 16,561 cases of corona infection were reported. The active cases in the country now stand at 1,19,264 which is 0.27 percent of the total cases.
The death toll from COVID-19 in India has risen to 5,26,996, government data said.
According to the ministry, 20,018 COVID patients have been cured in the last 24 hours. The total number of patients recovering from this disease in the country increased to 4,35,93,112. Right now the recovery rate is 98.54 percent.
3,62,802 COVID samples were tested in the last 24 hours, taking a total of 87.99 crores. The weekly positivity rate now stands at 4.79 percent.
More than 207 crore vaccinations
207. More than 71 crore doses of the corona vaccine have been given in the country. More than 102 crore people have been given the first dose. At the same time, about 94 crore second doses have been applied. Precaution doses have also been administered to 11.84 crore people.