Coronavirus Today: The threat of a second wave of deadly corona virus in the country still persists. In the last 24 hours, 36 thousand 571 new cases of corona have been reported in the country. At the same time 540 people died. Now the number of active cases in the country has come down to 3 lakh 63 thousand 605, which is the lowest in the last 150 days.
More than 57.16 crore doses of vaccine were given
The total number of corona vaccine doses given so far in the country has crossed 57.16 crore, which includes more than 48 lakh doses given on Thursday. A total of 21,13,11,218 persons in the age group of 18-44 years in 37 states and union territories have been given their first dose and a total of 1,79,43,325 have been given the second dose since the start of the third phase of the vaccination campaign. Is. A total of 57,16,71,264 doses have been given across the country so far.
Corona test figure crosses 50 crores
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the number of corona tests in India has crossed 50 crores. With an average of over 17 lakh tests per day in August, India has so far tested 50 crore samples across the country, up from the last 100 million tests done in just 55 days. On July 21, India had tested 45 crore Covid samples, which touched the figure of 50 crore on August 18.