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COVID-19: India reports 20,557 new cases, 44 deaths in past 24 hours

COVID-19: India's COVID-19 tally crossed the grim milestone of two crore Covid cases on May 4, 2021, the three-crore mark on June 23, 2021 and four crore cases on January 25 this year.

Vani Mehrotra Edited By: Vani Mehrotra @vani_mehrotra New Delhi Updated on: July 28, 2022 10:31 IST
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Image Source : PTI FILE - A healthcare worker takes a swab sample from a man for Covid-19 testing, in Jammu

Highlights

  • The active cases comprise 0.33 per cent of the total infection
  • The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.47 per cent
  • An increase of 1,297 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours

COVID-19: With 20,557 fresh cases reported in a day, India's COVID-19 active cases reached 1,46,323, the Union health ministry said on Thursday. 

The death toll due to the viral disease has gone up to 5,26,211 with 44 more fatalities, according to the ministry's data updated at 8 am.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.31 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 4.57 per cent, according to the data..

According to the ministry, 2,03,21,82,347 vaccine doses have so far been administered under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.

India's COVID-19 case tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 2020, 40 lakh on September 5, 2020, 50 lakh on September 16, 2020, 60 lakh on September 28, 2020, 70 lakh on October 11, 2020, 80 lakh on October 29, 2020, 90 lakh on November 20, 2020 and the one-crore mark on December 19, 2020.

The country crossed the grim milestone of two crore Covid cases on May 4, 2021, the three-crore mark on June 23, 2021 and four crore cases on January 25 this year.

The health ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

"Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of Medical Research," the ministry said on its website, adding that the state-wise distribution of the figures is subject to further verification and reconciliation.

S. No. Name of State / UT Active Cases* Cured/Discharged/Migrated* Deaths**
Total Change since yesterday Cumulative Change since yesterday Cumulative Change since yesterday
Death During Day
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 41 10228 129  
2 Andhra Pradesh 2633 131  2313038 468  14733  
3 Arunachal Pradesh 448 44  64769 60  296  
4 Assam 5543 62  722750 748  8014  
5 Bihar 1744 107  828179 468  12282
6 Chandigarh 789 27  93880 59  1166
7 Chhattisgarh 3919 29  1145793 610  14059
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 6 11510 4  
9 Delhi 2862 314  1920569 465  26305
10 Goa 837 68  246922 82  3849  
11 Gujarat 5675 62  1233370 826  10964
12 Haryana 2570 57  1013603 521  10635  
13 Himachal Pradesh 4541 386  286976 599  4157
14 Jammu and Kashmir 3816 437  452676 260  4763  
15 Jharkhand 1228 432794 178  5327  
16 Karnataka 8861 35  3949147 1459  40134
17 Kerala*** 17764 1105  6624104 2574  70412 19 
18 Ladakh 150 28443 23  228  
19 Lakshadweep 2 11360   52  
20 Madhya Pradesh 1602 13  1036345 160  10749
21 Maharashtra 14092 442  7875009 2565  148080 12 
22 Manipur 608 135988 88  2126  
23 Meghalaya 591 38  92791 64  1605
24 Mizoram 931 17  230441 152  708  
25 Nagaland 100 34855 14  768
26 Odisha 5891 556  1292885 1216  9135
27 Puducherry 1076 155  167237 254  1965  
28 Punjab 6505 435  747101   17807
29 Rajasthan 1717 85  1281643 147  9577  
30 Sikkim 1125 39797 139  468  
31 Tamil Nadu 14714 379  3483346 2225  38032  
32 Telangana 4703 137  806865 658  4111  
33 Tripura 2082 228  102376 355  927  
34 Uttarakhand 1762 59  432035 223  7705  
35 Uttar Pradesh 2811 114  2073652 477  23561
36 West Bengal 21287 1370  2045094 2595  21334
Total# 145026 2486  43267571 20742  526167 57

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