Covid-19 India Updates: Active Cases Rise For Third Day; Daily Deaths At 29
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Active Covid-19 cases in India continued to rise for a third straight day as fresh cases surpassed single-day recoveries.
The country added 5,747 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 8 a.m. on Sept. 17.
The active tally stood at 46,848.
Total confirmed cases: 4,45,28,524
Total number of active cases: 46,848
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 4,39,53,374
Total deaths: 5,28,302
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 5,747
One-day recoveries: 5,618
One-day deaths: 29
Total vaccines administered: 2,16,41,70,550
Vaccines administered in the last 24 hours: 23,92,530
Source: Health Ministry (Sept. 17)