Covid-19 India Updates: Fresh Cases Fall To 25,000, Third Wave Peak Projected In October
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India reported a fall in daily Covid-19 infections at 25,000, even as the country's National Institute of Disaster Management has projected the third wave to hit its peak in October in its recent report to the Prime Minister's Office, according to ANI.
As many as 25,072 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 3.24 crore in the world’s second-most populous nation, according to the Health Ministry’s update on Aug. 23, 2021.
Recoveries continued to eclipse fresh cases taking the active case load to 3.33 lakh.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,24,49,306
Total number of active cases: 3,33,924
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,16,80,626
Total deaths: 4,34,756
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 25,072
Number of recoveries in a day: 44,157
Deaths recorded in a day: 389
Total vaccine doses administered: 58,25,49,595
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 7,95,543
Meanwhile, 389 patients succumbed to the deadly pathogen in the last 24 hours.
As many as 58.25 crore vaccine doses have also been administered so far under the nationwide drive to inoculate.