Covid-19 India Updates: Active Cases Exceed 48,000; Daily Deaths At 18

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<div class="paragraphs"><p>A vaccination center in Nerul, Navi Mumbai. (Source: Vijay Sartape/BQ Prime)</p></div>
A vaccination center in Nerul, Navi Mumbai. (Source: Vijay Sartape/BQ Prime)
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India's active Covid-19 cases rose for the fifth day in a row as fresh infections continued to surpass single-day recoveries.

The country added 4,858 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 8 a.m. on Sept. 19. That compares with 4,735 recoveries in the same period.

The active tally stood at 48,027.

Key Figures

  • Total confirmed cases: 4,45,39,046

  • Total number of active cases: 48,027

  • Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 4,39,62,664

  • Total deaths: 5,28,355

  • Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 4,858

  • One-day recoveries: 4,735

  • One-day deaths: 18

  • Total vaccines administered: 2,16,70,14,127

  • Vaccines administered in the last 24 hours: 13,59,361