India recorded more than 1,000 deaths in a day due to Covid-19, even as active infections dropped marginally in the country battling the world’s second largest outbreak.
1,206 patients succumbed to the deadly pathogen in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 8 a.m. on July 10. The nation’s total Covid-19 death toll stood at 4.07 lakh.
Nearly 43,000 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the same period, while more than 45,000 patients recovered. Active infections fell to 4.55 lakh.
Total confirmed cases: 3,07,95,716
Total number of active cases: 4,55,033
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 2,99,33,538
Total deaths: 4,07,145
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 42,766
Number of recoveries in a day: 45,254
Deaths recorded in a day: 1,206
Total vaccination shots administered: 37,21,96,268