Coronavirus India Latest Updates: Active Infections Drop Marginally; Over 70 Crore Shots Administered
India recorded nearly 38,000 new cases of Covid-19 as a projected third wave threatens to hit economic activity in the country.
As many as 37,875 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. 8.
Daily recoveries, at around 39,000, continued to exceed fresh cases for the third day in a row, causing a marginal drop in the active case load. Active cases now account for 1.18% of the total cases in India.
Key Pandemic Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,30,96,718
Total number of active cases: 3,91,256
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,22,64,051
Total deaths: 4,41,411
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 37,875
Number of recoveries in a day: 39,114
Deaths recorded in a day: 369
Total vaccine doses administered: 70,75,43,018
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 78,47,625
Authorities administered more than 78 lakh vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, taking the total number shots given above 70 crore.