India reports 45,083 new COVID-19 infections, Kerala logs 31,265 cases

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New Delhi [India], August 29 (ANI): India reported 45,083 new COVID-19 cases and 460 deaths in the last 24 hours said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday.

Notably, of the total new cases recorded in the country, Kerala reported 31,265 new COVID cases and 153 deaths on Saturday.

As many as 35,840 patients recovered in the country from the disease in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to 3,18,88,642. The current recovery rate is at 97.53 per cent.

The active number of COVID cases stands at 3,68,558 which accounts for 1.13 per cent of the total cases.

The total number of samples tested till today is 51,86,42,929 including 17,55,327 samples tested on Saturday. The current positivity rate is at 2.57 per cent.

Under the nationwide COVID vaccination drive, 63.09 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far. (ANI)

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