India reports 18,313 new covid cases, 57 more deaths

The count of active cases of the infection has declined to 1,45,026

India reports 18,313 new covid cases, 57 more deaths

Photo for representation. Tribune

PTI

New Delhi, July 27

With 18,313 fresh cases reported in a day, India's covid tally has climbed to 4,39,38,764, while the count of active cases of the infection has declined to 1,45,026, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday.

The death toll due to the viral disease has gone up to 5,26,110 with 57 more deaths, according to the ministry's data updated at 8am.

The active cases account for 0.34 per cent of the total caseload, while the national covid recovery rate was recorded at 98.47 per cent, the ministry said.

A decline of 2,486 cases was recorded in the active covid caseload in a span of 24 hours, it added.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.31 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 4.57 per cent, according to the data.

A total of 87.36 crore tests have so far been conducted to detect the viral infection in the country, including 4,25,337 in the last 24 hours.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease has gone up to 4,32,67,571, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.2 per cent, the data showed.

According to the ministry, 202.79 crore vaccine doses have so far been administered under the nationwide covid vaccination drive.

Of the 57 fatalities recorded in the 24-hour period, 19 were from Kerala, 12 from Maharashtra, seven from West Bengal, four from Meghalaya, two each from Bihar, Delhi and Odisha, and one each was reported from Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Nagaland, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh and Chandigarh.

A total of 5,26,167 deaths due to Covid have so far have been reported in the country, including 1,48,080 from Maharashtra, 70,412 from Kerala, 40,134 from Karnataka, 38,032 from Tamil Nadu, 26,305 from Delhi, 23,561 from Uttar Pradesh and 21,334 from West Bengal.

Tribune Shorts


Top News

Nitin Gadkari, Shivraj Singh Chauhan dropped as BJP reconstitutes 2 top decision-making bodies

Nitin Gadkari, Shivraj Singh Chauhan dropped as BJP reconstitutes 2 top decision-making bodies

Sudha Yadav, Iqbal Singh Lalpura included in both key commit...

Security forces on high alert in Jammu after militants escape during encounter

Security forces on high alert in Jammu after militants escape during encounter

Security forces had on Sunday located a group of two to thre...

Security breach at NSA Doval’s residence: 3 CISF commandos dismissed from service

Security breach at NSA Doval's residence: 3 CISF commandos dismissed from service

Doval is a ‘Z plus’ category protectee under the central VIP...

AIFF’s suspension: Supreme Court asks Centre to take proactive steps

AIFF's suspension: Supreme Court asks Centre to take proactive steps

Centre tells SC that it’s in active discussion with FIFA to ...

Cities

View All