India reports 36,571 new Covid-19 cases


Posted on 20 August 2021


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In the previous 24 hours, 36,571 new cases have been reported. The recovery of 36,555 patients in the last 24 hours has brought the total number of recovered patients to 3,15,61,635 since the start of the epidemic. As a result, India's recovery rate has reached 97.54 percent, its highest level since March 2020. The Active Caseload has dropped to 3,63,605, its lowest level in 150 days.  Active cases accounted for only 1.12 percent of all Positive Cases in the country, the lowest level since March 2020. The testing capacity in India continues to grow. A total of 18,86,271 tests were performed in the last 24 hours. In total, India has done about 50.26 Cr (50,26,99,702) tests. Despite increased testing capacity across the country, the Weekly Positivity Rate of 1.93 percent has remained below 3 percent for the past 56 days. 1.94 percent is also the Daily Positivity rate. For the past 25 days, the daily Positivity rate has been below 3 percent, and for the past 74 days, it has been below 5 percent.


Key Points


  • In the previous 24 hours, 36,571 new cases have been reported.

  • Weekly Positivity Rate of 1.93 percent has remained below 3 percent for the past 56 days.


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