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August 03, 2021 / 10:56 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights | Tamil Nadu reports 1,908 new cases, 29 deaths in past 24 hours

Coronavirus News Highlights: The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,08,96,354 while the case fatality rate stands at 1.34 per cent, the data stated. 

Coronavirus Highlights | India's COVID-19 tally climbed to 3,17,26,507 on Tuesday with 30,549 more people testing positive for the disease while the active caseload declined after six days, according to Union health ministry data. The death toll climbed to 4,25,195 with 422 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed. The number of active cases came down to 4,04,958, which
comprises 1.28 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate increased to 97.38 per cent, it showed. A decrease of 8,760 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. As many as 16,49,295 COVID-19 tests were conducted on Sunday, taking the total number of tests conducted so far in the country to 47,12,94,789. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.85 per cent. The weekly positivity rate stood at 2.39 per cent, according to the health ministry. The total number of Covid vaccine doses administered so far as part of the nationwide vaccination drive has reached 47.85 crore. India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19. The caseload crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore on May 4 and 3 crore on June 23.
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  • August 03, 2021 / 10:29 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Tamil Nadu reports 1,908 new cases, 2,047 recoveries and 29 deaths in past 24 hours. 

    Active cases: 20,217
    Total recoveries: 25,11,076
    Death toll: 34,159

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    Active caseload rises to 1,73,221. Test positivity rate at 11.87%. 

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