Covid-19 India Updates: Over 44,000 New Cases, 498 Deaths Reported
India's daily Covid-19 infection rate continued to rise with over 44,000 fresh cases being reported for the second day in a row.
As many as 44,658 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 9 a.m. on Aug. 27.
The country's active case load has inched up to 3.44 lakh as daily recoveries, at around 34,000, have remained lower than fresh cases. Active cases now constitute 1.06% of India’s total Covid tally.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,25,21,438
Total number of active cases: 3,44,899
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,18,21,428
Total deaths: 4,36,861
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 44,658
Number of recoveries in a day: 32,988
Deaths recorded in a day: 496
Total vaccine doses administered: 61,22,08,542
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 79,48,439