Covid-19 India Updates: Over 37,000 New Cases, 648 Deaths Reported
India's daily Covid-19 infection rate spiked to 37,000, at a time the third wave is projected to peak in October.
As many as 37,593 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 3.25 crore in one of the world’s worst-hit nations, according to the Health Ministry’s update on Aug. 25, 2021.
The active case load has inched up for the first time in 11 days as fresh cases exceeded recoveries.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,25,12,366
Total number of active cases: 3,22,327
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,17,54,281
Total deaths: 4,35,758
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 37,593
Number of recoveries in a day: 34,169
Deaths recorded in a day: 648
Total vaccine doses administered: 59,55,04,593
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 61,90,930
The daily fatality rate also rose to 648, almost double of the the previous day's death toll.