The Union health ministry said that Coronavirus India Live Updates, Coronavirus Third Wave In India Live News: India recorded 39 070 new coronavirus cases and 492 fatalities in the last 24 hours. The infection tally is at 19,34,455, while the death count climbed to 4,27,862. The active cases comprised 1.27 percent of the total infections, while the COVID-19 recovery rate was 97.39 percent. According to the health ministry, the daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.27 percent, while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 2.38 percent.
Meanwhile, the vaccine production in the country has been increased from 2.5 lakh doses per day to around 40 lakh doses per day, said Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar, Minister of State (MoS) for Health recently. US pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine has received emergency use approval in India.
Delhi CM has announced on Saturday that all weekly markets will re-open August 9 onwards, adhering to proper Covid-19 protocols. The national capital recorded 72 fresh COVID-19 cases and one death due to the disease on Saturday, while the positivity rate rose to 0.10 percent. On the other hand, Kerala remains a cause of concern as it reported 20,367 new COVID-19 cases and 139 deaths. Neighboring Tamil Nadu recorded 1,969 new points of COVID-19 and 29 deaths, the Health Department said on Saturday.