Covid-19 India Updates: New Cases Cross The 40,000-Mark Again, Over 500 Deaths Reported
Fresh cases of Covid-19 in India spiked, once again, as the healthcare system braces for the third wave.
More than 42,000 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry's update on Aug. 4. The daily infection rate had dropped to 30,000 the previous day, in what proved to be a brief respite.
The active case load remained above 4 lakh.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,17,69,132
Total number of active cases: 4,10,353
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,09,33,022
Total deaths: 4,25,757
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 42,625
Number of recoveries in a day: 36,668
Deaths recorded in a day: 562
Total vaccine doses administered: 48,52,86,570
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 62,53,741
562 patients succumbed to the deadly pathogen in a single day, taking the country's total death toll to nearly 4.26 lakh.