Coronavirus India Latest Updates: Over 43,000 New Cases, 338 Deaths Reported
Fresh cases of Covid-19 in India rose yet again to around 43,000 as an imminent third wave threatens the economy.
As many as 43,263 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 9 a.m. on Sept. 9.
Daily recoveries, at around 40,500, failed to exceed fresh cases, causing a marginal rise in the active case load to 3.93 lakh.
Active cases now account for 1.19% of the total cases in India, while the weekly positivity rate has remained below 3% for the last 76 days.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,31,39,981
Total number of active cases: 3,93,614
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,23,04,618
Total deaths: 4,41,749
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 43,263
Number of recoveries in a day: 40,567
Deaths recorded in a day: 338
Total vaccine doses administered: 71,65,97,428
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 86,51,701