India records less than 1 lakh cases for 2nd day in a row; 67,597 new infections reported in 24 hours

By | February 8, 2022

India registered 67,597 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, 19.4 per cent lower than yesterday. It brings the country’s total caseload to 4,23,39,611.

Top five states which have registered maximum cases are Kerala with 22,524 cases, followed by Maharashtra with 6,436 cases, Karnataka with 6,151 cases, Tamil Nadu with 5,104 cases and Madhya Pradesh with 3,945 cases.

The five states account for 65.33 per cent of the new cases, with Kerala alone responsible for 33.32 per cent of the new cases.

As many as 1,188 deaths were reported in the country in the last 24 hours, increasing the total reported death count to 5,04,062.

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A total of 1,80,456 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, which brings the total recoveries to 4,08,40,658 across the country. India’s recovery rate now stands at 96.46 per cent.

India’s active caseload stands at 9,94,891. In the last 24 hours, active cases decline by 1,14,047.

India has administered a total of 55,78,297 doses in the last 24 hours, which brings the total tally of doses administered to 1,70,21,72,615.

A total of 13,46,534 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.

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