India’s COVID-19 case tally is above 3.30 crore with 37,875 new cases reported, as per the health ministry’s September 8 update. New cases below 40,000 for the third day.
As many as 369 new deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, new recoveries at 39,114 in the same period, the latest release showed.
More than 70.75 crore vaccinations have been administered across India, according to the September 8 update, with 78,47,625 new vaccination doses administered on Tuesday.
Of the total vaccinations administered to date, 76 percent are recipients of their first dose while 24 percent have received the second dose. Among states, Uttar Pradesh administered the most (cumulative) vaccine doses at 8.25 crore, followed by Maharashtra at 6.41 crore and Gujarat at 5.03 crore.
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India has 3,91,256 active cases, down by 1,608 cases in 24 hours, as per the September 8 update. Kerala has the highest number of active cases (61 percent) at 2,37,601 in the country, followed by Maharashtra (51,465). These two states account for 74 percent of active cases in the country.
Kerala reported the most (68 percent) new cases at 25,772 in the last 24 hours, followed by Maharashtra (3,898), Tamil Nadu (1,544), Mizoram (1,214) and Andhra Pradesh (1,178). These five states account for 89 percent of all the new cases reported in India.
Kerala reported 189 new deaths, the most, as per the September 8 update, followed by Maharashtra (86), Tamil Nadu (19), Karnataka (15) and Andhra Pradesh (10) . These five states account for 86 percent of all deaths reported in the country.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli/Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Ladakh, Lakshadweep, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Rajasthan and Tripura did not report any deaths today.
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The total recoveries in India now stand over 3.22 crore with the recovery rate at 97.5 percent. Kerala recorded the most 27,320 new recoveries, followed by Maharashtra (3,581), Tamil Nadu (1,576), Andhra Pradesh (1,266) and Odisha (801).
Total COVID-19 deaths in India now stand at 4,41,411 as per the September 8 update, with mortality rate now at 1.3 percent. Over 17 lakh daily tests were reported on September 7 with more than 53.49 crore tests carried out to date.
Globally, more than 22.27 crore COVID-19 cases have been recorded to date with over 45.99 lakh deaths. Active cases across the world at 1.88 crore as on date, with the US accounting for the most (48 percent); India (2 percent).