Covid-19 India Updates: Active Cases Rise As New Infections Jump

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India's active Covid-19 cases rose as single-day recoveries lagged new additions.

The country reported 15,754 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 8 a.m. on Aug. 19. That's an increase of 73.8% over last two days.

Single-day recoveries reached 15,220, while the active tally was at 1.02 lakh.

Key Figures

  • Total confirmed cases: 4,43,14,618

  • Total number of active cases: 1,01,830

  • Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 4,36,85,535

  • Total deaths: 5,27,253

  • Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 15,754

  • One-day recoveries: 15,220

  • One-day deaths: 47

  • One-day vaccinations: 31,52,882

  • Total vaccinations: 2,09,27,32,604