Out of the 38,948 new cases and 219 deaths reported in the country, on Monday, Kerala remained the highest contributor with 26,701 COVID-19 cases and 74 deaths.
India recorded 38,948 new COVID-19 cases and 219 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the overall caseload to 3,30,27,621 and the total death toll to 4,40,752, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Monday (September 6, 2021).
The country also recorded 43,903 recoveries in the last 24 hours, taking total recoveries to 3,21,81,995 and the active caseload now stands at 4,04,874. The recovery rate is 97.44 percent. The weekly positivity rate of 2.58 percent is below the 3 percent mark for the last 73 days.
India reports 38,948 new #COVID19 cases, 43,903 recoveries and 219 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Health Ministry
Active cases: 4,04,874
Total cases: 3,30,27,621
Total recoveries: 3,21,81,995
Death toll: 4,40,752
Total vaccination: 68,75,41,762 pic.twitter.com/lo0wQdgsNS
Out of the 38,948 new cases and 219 deaths reported in the country, on Monday, Kerala remained the highest contributor and recorded 26,701 COVID-19 cases and 74 deaths.
Meanwhile, the Nipah virus has emerged as another threat in the state prompting the officials to further heighten the alertness of its health system. Additionally, the centre has rushed a team from the National Centre for Disease Control to Kerala to provide support to the state, where a 12-year-old boy died due to Nipah on Sunday.
According to the data released by the Ministry of Health on Monday, the five states which registered the most coronavirus infections are Kerala with 26,701 cases, Maharashtra with 4,057 cases, Andhra Pradesh with 1,623 cases, Tamil Nadu with 1,592 cases, and Karnataka with 1,117 cases.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) also revealed that over 14,10,649 were tested for the virus during the day, while a total of 53,14,68,867 samples have been tested across the country. The central body added that so far, 68,75,41,762 vaccine doses against the virus have been administered against the viral disease across the country under the nationwide inoculation drive launched earlier this year.