Covid-19 India Updates: Over 40,000 New Cases; 640 Deaths In A Day
India's daily Covid-19 infection rate surged above 40,000 once again, as the world's second most populous nation braces for signs of an imminent third wave.
More than 43,000 people tested positive for the coronavirus in a matter of 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry's update on July 28. Authorities reported less than 30,000 new cases on the previous day.
Active caseload remains below 4 lakh.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,14,84,605
Total number of active cases: 3,99,436
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,06,63,147
Total deaths: 4,22,022
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 43,654
Number of recoveries in a day: 41,678
Deaths recorded in a day: 640
Total vaccine doses administered: 44,61,56,659
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 40,02,358
Deaths recorded in a day also jumped, from 415 to over 600, taking the overall death toll to 4.22 lakh.