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Updated: August 31, 2022 11:15 PM IST

By News Desk | Edited by Victor Dasgupta

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Breaking News Highlights, August 31: India recorded 7,231 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Wednesday (August 31), the total recovery rate reached at around 98.67 per cent and total recoveries data reached to 4,38,35,852. The total active cases of COVID-19 in India have decreased to 64,667, the health ministry data showed today. Yesterday, the registered active cases were 65,732. The total death toll in the country is now at 5,27,874. In India, the first death due to the COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020.


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