India logs 17,135 new Covid cases

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New Delhi, Aug 3 : A total of 17,135 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in India during the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

According to the Health Ministry bulletin, the total caseload rose to 4,40,67,144 while the death toll rose to 5,26,477 as 47 more people succumbed to the disease.

On the other hand, 19,823 people recovered from the disease, taking the tally to 4,34,03,610. The recovery rate stands at 98.49 per cent.

The active caseload stands at 1,37,057, the figures showed.

As per the bulletin, 87.63 crore tests for Covid-19 have been done so far.

India has administered 204.84 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine so far under the ongoing nationwide vaccination drive.


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