Coronavirus: India reports 67,208 new cases; active caseload lowest in 71 days
A single day rise of 67,208 new coronavirus infections were recorded taking India's total tally of Covid-19 cases to 2,97,00,313.
India registered 67,208 fresh cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, along with 2330 Covid-19 related deaths, according to the Union health ministry update on Thursday.
With this, the nationwide tally of Covid-19 cases rose to 29,700,313, and the death toll reached 381,903.
Daily recoveries continue to outnumber the single-day spike in Covid-19 cases for the 35th consecutive day.
As many as 103,570 people recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours which took the total recoveries in the country to 28,491,670, the health ministry update at 8am showed. The active cases, meanwhile, declined to 826,740 and now constitute 2.92% of the caseload.
Additionally, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) revealed that 38,52,38,220 samples tested for Covid-19, up to June 9, 2021. Of these, 19,31,249 samples were tested yesterday.
With 28,00,458 people inoculated in the last 24 hrs, as many as 26,55,19,251 doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been given under India's massive immunisation programme.
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