Covid-19 India Updates: New Cases Remain Below 40,000-Mark For Third Straight Day
India's daily Covid-19 infection rate remained below the 40,000-mark even as the nation's healthcare system braces for a third wave.
Nearly 35,500 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry's Aug. 9 update. Fresh cases stayed below 40,000 for the third straight day.
India's active case load also dropped marginally to 4.02 lakh, as daily recoveries exceeded new cases.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,19,69,954
Total number of active cases: 4,02,188
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,11,39,457
Total deaths: 4,28,309
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 35,499
Number of recoveries in a day: 39,686
Deaths recorded in a day: 447
Total vaccine doses administered: 50,86,64,759
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 16,11,590
Total deaths reported due to the deadly pathogen, however, continued to rise. 447 patients succumbed to the illness over the past 24 hours, with the total toll exceeding 4.28 lakh.