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Covid-19: India Records 15,815 New Cases, 68 Deaths

Covid-19: India Records 5,880 New Cases, 14 DeathsCovid-19: India Records 5,880 New Cases, 14 Deaths

New Delhi, August 13: India records 15,815 new new coronavirus cases along with 68 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

The data updated at 8 am Saturday also showed active cases came down by 4,271 in a span of 24 hours to 1,19,264, constituting 0.27 per cent of the total infections.

The 15,815 new infections and 68 deaths pushed the overall Covid figures to 4,42,39,372 cases and 5,26,996 deaths, according to the data.


The country’s COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.54 per cent, the health ministry said. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.36 per cent, while the weekly rate was 4.79 per cent. The case fatality rate stands at 1.19 per cent. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has risen to 4,35,93,112, according to the ministry.

Covid-19: India Records 15,815 New Cases, 68 Deaths
Covid-19: India Records 15,815 New Cases, 68 Deaths

It also said 207.71 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19 that year. It crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4, 2021, three crore on June 23, and four crore on January 25 this year.


The 44 newly reported fatalities include 10 from Delhi; five each from Karnataka, Maharashtra and Punjab; three each from Assam, Haryana and West Bengal; two each from Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Manipur; and one each from Himachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Odisha, and Rajasthan.

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