India records 42,982 new Covid-19 cases; Recovery rate stands at 97.37 percent

Covid-19: Active cases in India cross 4 lakh again on Saturday

Delhi: August 5: 42,982 fresh Covid Positive cases were found in India in last 24 hours and 41,726 patients recovered from the disease. Total recoveries reached 3,09,74,748 and overall national recovery rate stands at 97.37 percent on date.

Active Cases number has gone up again and today it is 4,11,076. This is 1.29 per cent of Country’s total Positive cases.

Weekly Positivity Rate is currently at 2.37% and the Daily Positivity rate stands at 2.58% today.

Daily Positivity rate has remained below 5% for 59 consecutive days now.

Among States, Kerala accounts for 50% of the country’s new Covid cases. Nine districts out of the 14 are reporting 1,000-plus daily infections.

Sone Experts say, this is going through the third wave with the Delta variant infection spreading fast.

The State witnessed first mega wave in 2020 from March to November and the Second Wave hit the State in January 2021.



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