Coronavirus India Latest Updates: 30,570 Fresh Cases, 431 Deaths Reported
India's daily Covid-19 infection rate climbed back above the 30,000-mark after four days, as a third wave threatens the country's economic revival.
As many as 30,570 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 8 a.m. on Sept. 16.
Daily recoveries continued to exceed fresh infections, causing a dip in active cases to 3.42 lakh. India's active case load now makes up 1.03% of the total tally.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,33,47,325
Total number of active cases: 3,42,923
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,25,60,474
Total deaths: 443928
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 30,570
Number of recoveries in a day: 38,303
Deaths recorded in a day: 431
Total vaccine doses administered: 76,57,17,137
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 64,51,423
As many as 431 patients succumbed to the deadly pathogen in the last 24 hours, according to the government's update. This is the first time since Sept. 3 that the daily death toll has gone over 400.