India logs 13,734 covid cases in a day

Active cases in country dip to 1,39,792

India logs 13,734 covid cases in a day

A health care worker administers a dose of covid-19 preventive vaccine to a student, at a vaccination camp in Patna Women’s College. PTI

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New Delhi, August 2

With 13,734 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India's tally of covid cases has risen to 4,40,50,009, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

The death toll has climbed to 5,26,430 with 27 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The active cases have declined to 1,39,792. They comprise 0.32 per cent of the total infections, while the national covid recovery rate was recorded at 98.49 per cent, the ministry said.

A decrease of 4,197 cases has been recorded in the active covid caseload in a span of 24 hours. 

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