COVID-19: India logs 20,557 new cases, 40 deaths in last 24 hrs

Wednesday, 20 July 2022 (12:23 IST)
New Delhi: India registered 20,557 new Covid-19 cases, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

According to the Ministry's bulletin, the total caseload rose to 4,38,03,619, while the death toll rose to 5,25,825 as 40 more people succumbed to the disease.

On a positive note, 18,517 people recovered from the disease, taking the tally of recoveries to 4,31,32,140. The recovery rate currently stands at 98.47 per cent.

The active caseload currently stands at 1,45,654, the figures showed.

As per the bulletin, 87.06 crore tests for Covid-19 have been done so far.

India has administered 200.61 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccine so far under the ongoing nationwide vaccination drive. (UNI)

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