India's COVID-19 tally rises to 32,424,234

(Xinhua) 13:09, August 22, 2021

NEW DELHI, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- India's COVID-19 tally rose to 32,424,234 on Sunday, as 30,948 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours across the country, showed the federal health ministry's latest data.

Besides, as many as 403 deaths due to the pandemic since Saturday morning took the total death toll to 434,367.

There are still 353,398 active COVID-19 cases in the country as there was a decrease of 7,942 active cases during the past 24 hours.

India's current active caseload was lowest in 152 days, said the federal health ministry.

A total of 31,636,469 people have been successfully cured and discharged from hospitals so far, out of which 38,487 were discharged during the past 24 hours.

According to the health ministry, the recovery rate rose to 97.57 percent which was the highest since March 2020.

(Web editor: Meng Bin, Bianji)


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