India records 40,120 new Covid cases, 585 deaths

at 10:09 am
India reports less than 50,000 daily Covid cases for 8th day
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New Delhi: India recorded 40,120 fresh COVID-19 cases and 585 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said today.

With this increase, the cumulative death toll has gone up to 4,30,254 while the total active cases are 3,85,227, it said.

Nearly 42,295 patients have recovered in the last 24 hrs, taking the total number of recoveries to 3,13,02,345, the Health Ministry said.

Yesterday, the country recorded 41,195 COVID-19 cases and 490 deaths in 24 hours.

On Wednesday, the country recorded 38,353 COVID-19 cases and 497 deaths in 24 hours.

On Tuesday, the country recorded 28,204 Covid cases in 24 hours, which is the lowest in 147 days.

On Monday, the country recorded 35,499 COVID-19 cases and 447 deaths in 24 hours.

On Sunday, the country recorded 39,070 COVID-19 cases and 491 deaths in 24 hours.

On Saturday last, the country recorded 38,628 COVID-19 cases and 617 deaths in 24 hours.