Coronavirus India Latest Updates: Active Cases Fall To 3.5 Lakh, Daily Infection Rate Stays Below 30,000
India's daily Covid-19 infection rate continued to remain below 30,000 for the fourth day in a row, even as a third wave, projected to hit its peak in October, looms over the country's economic revival.
As many as 27,176 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. 15.
India's active case load continued to fall as daily recoveries exceeded fresh infections for the fourth straight day. Active cases, at 3.51 lakh, now make up 1.09% of the total tally.
With this, the weekly positivity rate falls to 2%.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,33,16,755
Total number of active cases: 3,51,087
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,25,22,171
Total deaths: 284
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 27,176
Number of recoveries in a day: 38,012
Deaths recorded in a day: 4,43,497
Total vaccine doses administered: 75,89,12,277
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 61,15,690