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India records 44,643 new Covid cases, the maximum in about a month

India records 44,643 new Covid cases, the maximum in about a month
  • Sun Online Desk
  • 6th August, 2021 11:39:28 AM
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India recorded 44,643 new Coronavirus cases in about a month and 464 deaths in the last 24 hours ending at 8 am on Friday, according to the Union Health Ministry’s latest data. With this, the country’s overall caseload has risen to over 3.18 crore (3,18,56,763), while the death toll increased to 4,26,754.

With 41,096 coronavirus patients recovering from the infection, active cases now stand at 4,14,159. With 22,040 new cases, Kerala contributed the largest number of cases to the country’s daily Covid tally. Maharashtra had 9,026, which included about 2,200 previously uncounted cases updated through a data reconciliation exercise, The Indian Express reported.