Covid-19 India Updates: New Cases Fall Below 35,000, 417 Deaths Reported
Fresh Covid-19 infections in India fell below 35,000 after six days, even as concerns over a third wave of the pandemic persist.
India added 32,937 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. 16, 2021.
Daily recoveries continued to exceed daily infections, taking the country's active caseload to 3.81 lakh.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,22,25,513
Total number of active cases: 3,81,947
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,14,11,924
Total deaths: 4,31,642
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 32,937
Number of recoveries in a day: 35,909
Deaths recorded in a day: 417
Total vaccine doses administered: 54,58,57,108
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 17,43,114
As many as 417 patients succumbed to the deadly pathogen, taking India's total death toll above 4.31 lakh.