India reports 19,406 fresh COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, active cases reduce to 1,34,793

Aug 06, 2022

Highlights

  • A decrease of 571 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours
  • The daily positivity rate on August 6 was recorded 4.96 per cent
  • The total death toll in the country is now at 5,26,649

COVID-19 cases in India: India recorded 19,406 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Saturday (August 6), the total recovery rate reached at around 98.50 per cent and total recoveries data reached to 4,34,65,552.

The total active cases of COVID-19 in India have decreased to 1,34,793, the health ministry data showed today. Yesterday, the registered active cases were 1,35,364.

Active cases:

A decrease of 571 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The active cases comprise 0.31 per cent of the total infections, the ministry said. 

The total death toll in the country is now at 5,26,649. In India, the first death due to the COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020.

The daily positivity rate on August 6 was recorded 4.96 per cent. 

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The five deaths comprised two each in Mumbai and Pune and one in Akola. Mumbai accounted for 446 of the new cases reported during the day. The recovery count increased by 2,190 in the last 24 hours to touch 78,95,954, leaving the state with an active caseload of 11,906.

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