Covid-19 India Updates: Daily Cases Fall To 25,000, 437 Deaths Recorded
New Covid-19 infections in India fell to around 25,000 for the first time in nearly three months, even as a projected third wave threatens to disrupt economic activity.
Authorities reported 25,166 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 3.2 crore in the world’s second-most populous country, according to the Health Ministry’s update on Aug. 17, 2021.
Daily recoveries continued to eclipse new infections, taking the country's active caseload down to 3.69 lakh.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,22,50,679
Total number of active cases: 3,69,846
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,14,48,754
Total deaths: 4,32,079
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 25,166
Number of recoveries in a day: 36,830
Deaths recorded in a day: 437
Total vaccine doses administered: 55,47,30,609
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 88,13,919
437 patients succumbed to the deadly pathogen in the same period, taking India's total death toll above 4.32 lakh, the world's third worst.