Coronavirus India Update: India reports 38,948 new Covid-19 cases

The death toll climbed to 4,40,752 with 219 fresh fatalities

By Rajan Nath - September 06, 2021 10:09 am

Coronavirus India Update: India on Monday, September 6, reported 38,948 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours taking the overall tally to 3,30,27,621, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Of the 38,948 new cases, Kerala alone has reported 26,701 cases in the last 24 hours. The trend of less than 50,000 daily new cases is being reported for 71 consecutive days now.

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As a result, India's active Covid-19 case count has also risen to 4,04,874. The active cases comprise 1.23 percent of the total infections while the national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.44 percent, the ministry said while giving coronavirus update about India.

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The death toll climbed to 4,40,752 with 219 fresh fatalities. A total of 43,903 recoveries in 24 hours has increased the total recovery count to 3,21,81,995.

The weekly positivity rate at 2.58 percent remains less than 3 percent for the last 73 days now. The daily positivity rate stands at 2.76 percent. The daily positivity rate has remained below 3 percent for the last 7 days and below 5 percent for 91 consecutive days now.

As per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), cumulative samples tested in the country till September 5 are at 53,14,68,867 with 14,10,649 samples being tested in the last 24 hours.

India has administered a total of 25,23,089 vaccine doses in the past 24 hours, which brings the total tally of doses administered to 68,75,41,762.

-PTC News