Of the total new cases recorded, Kerala reported a whopping 30,196 cases.
The death toll has further climbed to 4,41,749, with 338 more deaths in the last 24 hours.
There were 2,358 more active cases in the last 24 hours. The active caseload stands at 3,93,614, accounting for 1.19% of total cases.
The recovery rate is currently at 97.48%. In the last 24 hours, a total of 40,567 more people discharged, taking the total number of people recuperated from Covid-19 to 3,23,04,618. This is more than the total number of cases in the country.
The weekly positivity rate is 2.43%, which is less than 3% for last 76 days. The daily positivity rate, however, is reported to be 2.38%, which is less than 3% for last 10 days .
For detection of Covid-19, 53.68 crore samples have been tested till September 8, 2021. The country started nationwide vaccination drive on January 16 this year. And so far, 71.65 crore vaccine doses have been administered in the country. Of this, 86,51,701 doses were administered during the last 24 hours.