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Covid-19: India reports 47 deaths, 20,409 new infections

India has so far administered more than 203.60 crore vaccine doses under the nationwide vaccination drive, which includes 93.20 crore second dose and 8.45 crore precautionary doses. About 38,63,960 doses were administered in the last 24 hours

India as made available free-of-cost booster dose to all individuals above 18 years of age at government vaccination centres. (Photo: Bloomberg)Premium
India as made available free-of-cost booster dose to all individuals above 18 years of age at government vaccination centres. (Photo: Bloomberg)

NEW DELHI: India reported 20,409 new covid cases and 47 deaths in the last 24 hours. Active caseload currently stands at 1,43,988 cases, pushing up the tally of Covid-19 cases to more than 4.39 crore.

States with most active cases are - Andhra Pradesh (2,355), Assam (5,613), Bihar (1,488), Chhattisgarh (3,427), Delhi (3,526), Gujarat (5,995), Haryana (2,758), Himachal Pradesh (5,239), Jammu & Kashmir (4,316), Jharkhand (1,197), Karnataka (9,135), Kerala (16,957), Maharashtra (13,665) , Odisha (5,821), Punjab (7,658), Tamil Nadu (13,890), Telangana (4,986), Uttar Pradesh (2,871) and West Bengal (19,143).

The central government had reviewed covid-19 situation in 115 districts of nine states showing a surge in covid cases and positivity rate, and flagged concerns regarding low levels of testing and vaccination. It had directed states and union territories to report and monitor district-wise SARI and ILI cases on a daily basis and step-up vaccination.

With an increasing number of covid cases and low uptake of booster doses across India, the union health ministry has also launched a mission mode campaign to provide free-of-cost booster dose to all individuals above 18 years of age at government vaccination centres.

India has so far administered more than 203.60 crore vaccine doses under the nationwide vaccination drive, which includes 93.20 crore second dose and 8.45 crore precautionary doses. About 38,63,960 doses were administered in the last 24 hours.

Around 20,742 people recovered from covid in the last 24 hours, with total recoveries at 4,33,09,484 till date.

The country has conducted over 87.44 crore covid tests till date, with 3,98,761 tests conducted in the last 24 hours.

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Published: 29 Jul 2022, 11:17 AM IST
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