By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: August 2, 2021 9:38:43 am
A senior citizen receives her first dose of Covid vaccine at the Fortis hospital in Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. (Express file photo by Tashi Tobgyal)
India reported 40,134 new Covid-19 cases and 422 deaths on Monday, as per data from the Union Health Ministry.
The daily count of cases has been over 40,000 for six consecutive days now. Kerala has been reporting over 20,000 cases during this period.
The total number of coronavirus cases has reached 3,16,95,958 while the overall death toll stands at 4,24,773. There are 4,13,718 active cases in the country at present. In Kerala, active cases have increased to 1.67 lakh.
As many as 3,08,57,467 people have recovered from the disease. Out of the 422 deaths recorded on Sunday, 162 of were reported by Maharashtra and 56 by Kerala. Odisha reported 64 deaths.
At least 47,22,23,639 vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far, the health ministry said.
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