Covid 19 third wave: India RECORDS spike in number of coronavirus cases - check positivity rate, vaccination and other details here

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Aug 26, 2021, 03:08 PM IST

COVID-19 Coronavirus Cases in India: As per the data from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), 46,164 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours in India. This has been a huge spike from yesterday. On Wednesday, the number of COVID-19 cases in the country was 37,593.

Now, let us look at the COVID-19 situation in the country.

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Number of COVID-19 cases today

Number of COVID-19 cases today

As per the data from MoHFW, the country recorded 46,164 new COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours. It has to be noted that on Wednesday, the number of COVID-19 cases in the country was 37,593. On Tuesday, August 24, 2021, the number of cases was even lower at 25,467. Source: Reuters

 

 

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Nationwide vaccination drive

Nationwide vaccination drive

The data from MoHFW shows that 60.38 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. Source: PTI

 

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COVID-19 cases soar in Kerala

COVID-19 cases soar in Kerala

According to an ANI report, on August 25, 2021, the number of COVID-19 cases recorded in Kerala was 31,445 with the test positivity rate soaring in the state to 19.03 per cent. The number of cases registered in the state yesterday was much higher than the number of cases registered on the previous day which was 24,296. Source: PTI

 

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India recovery rate and active cases

India recovery rate and active cases

At present, the data from MoHFW shows that India's active caseload stands at 3,33,725 and the current recovery rate is 97.63 per cent. Source: PTI

 

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Recoveries

Recoveries

According to MoHFW data, 34,159 recoveries were recorded in the last 24 hours that took the total number of recoveries to 3,17,88,440. Source: PTI

 

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Weekly and daily positivity rate

Weekly and daily positivity rate

At present, the weekly positivity rate stands at 2.02 per cent which is less than 3 per cent for last 62 days. The daily positivity rate is 2.58 per cent and less than 3 per cent for last 31 days. Source: PTI