India records 7,830 new Covid cases, active infections breach 40,000-mark
India Covid cases: According to the health ministry data, the active infections stand at 40,215 .
India on Wednesday witnessed a significant jump in the daily Covid-19 cases as compared to the day before with 7,830 new infections - taking the total tally to 4,47,76,002. On Tuesday, a total of 5,676 cases were reported. According to the health ministry data, the active infections stand at 40,215.
A total of 4,42,04,771 people have recuperated so far with the recovery rate rising to 98.72%. Meanwhile, with 16 new fatalities, the death toll due the disease has increased to 5,31,016. The fatality rate stands at 1.19%, the haelth ministry data revealed.
The country had recorded a single-day jump of 7,946 COVID-19 cases on September 1 last year.
The ministry's website confirmed that 220.66 crore doses of vaccines have been administered in the country under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign.
(With inputs from PTI)