Covid-19: India records 32,937 new cases and 417 deaths

New Delhi: With 32,937 fresh infections, India’s Coronavirus caseload rose to 3,22,25,513 today.

According to Union Health Ministry data updated this morning, the country’s Covid-19 death toll climbed to 4,31,642 with 417 new fatalities.

The active cases have came down to 3,81,947, the lowest in 145 days. So far, 3,14,11,924 people have recuperated from Covid-19.

As many as 11,81,212 Covid-19 tests were conducted on Sunday, taking the total number of tests conducted so far in the country to 49,48,05,652.

Cumulatively, 54.58 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive so far.

India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on 7 August last year, 30 lakh on 23 August, 40 lakh on 5 September and 50 lakh on 16 September. It went past 60 lakh on 28 September, 70 lakh on 11 October, 80 lakh on 29 October, 90 lakh on 20 November and surpassed the one-crore mark on 19 December. India’s caseload crossed the grim milestone of two crore on 4 May and three crore on 23 June.


NT Bureau