India records 15,754 new COVID-19 cases

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As many as 15,754 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in India in the last 24 hours, the health ministry said on August 19.

The Assam Kaziranga University admissions

The total caseload rose to 4,43,14,571 while the toll rose to 5,27,206 so far as 47 more succumbed to the disease.

On the other hand, 15,220 people recuperated from the viral infection, taking the tally to 4,36,85,535. The recovery rate stands at 98.58 per cent.

The active caseload of COVID-19 in the country stands at 1,01,830, the figures showed.

As per the bulletin, 88.18 crore tests for the viral infection have been done so far.

India has administered 209.27 crore doses of COVID vaccine so far under the ongoing nationwide vaccination drive.

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