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India registers 45,892 Covid-19 cases, 817 deaths in 24 hours

 Written by Prashasti Singh | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2021 09:15 AM IST

The total number of vaccinations against Covid-19 in the country reached 36,48,47,549, with 33,81,671 people being inoculated on Wednesday.


India on Thursday recorded 45,892 fresh cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and 817 new deaths, according to the Union health ministry dashboard. With this, the country's cumulative Covid-19 infection tally went up to 3,07,09,557 and the total death toll was pushed to 405,028.


The health ministry data further showed that the number of active cases went up to 46,07,04, or 1.50% of the total cases and the total number of recoveries stood at 29,843,825, with 44,291 people being discharged in the last 24 hours. The number of tests done during the previous day was 19,07,216.


The country's weekly positivity rate fell to 2.37% and the daily positivity rate stood at 2.42%, less than 3% for the 17th consecutive day, the health ministry said. The testing capacity was ramped up and as many as 42.52 crore tests have been conducted so far, the ministry added.


Meanwhile, the cumulative vaccinations against Covid-19 reached 36,48,47,549, with 33,81,671 people being inoculated on Wednesday.