Covid-19 India Updates: New Infections Fall To Lowest In Nearly Eight Weeks
India added the fewest coronavirus cases in nearly eight weeks, offering a breather to the nation’s healthcare system struggling with a shortage of critical infrastructure and vaccines.
Nearly 1.32 lakh people tested positive for the deadly pathogen in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 8 a.m. on June 4. Recoveries during the same period remained significantly higher at 2.07 lakh, taking active infections below 17 lakh in the world’s second-most infected nation.
Daily fatality rate, too, dropped below 3,000 for the third time this week. 2,713 patients succumbed to the illness, taking the total Covid-19 related death toll near 3.40 lakh.
Total confirmed cases: 2,85,74,350
Active cases: 16,35,993
Total patients cured/discharged: 2,65,97,655
Total deaths: 3,40,702
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 1,32,364
One-day recoveries: 2,07,071
One-day deaths: 2,713
Total vaccination shots administered: 22,41,09,448