Covid-19 India Updates: Active Cases Rise For The First time In Almost Two Months
Active cases of Covid-19 in India rose, albeit marginally, for the first time since May 13, at a time the country's healthcare system is assessing the impact of the Delta-Plus variant.
Nearly 46,000 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 July 8. Daily recoveries dropped to 44,000, taking active infections higher to 4.6 lakh.
Total confirmed cases: 3,07,09,557
Total number of active cases: 4,60,704
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 2,98,43,825
Total deaths: 4,05,028
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 45,892
Number of recoveries in a day: 44,291
Deaths recorded in a day: 817
Total vaccination shots administered: 36,48,47,549