India: New covid cases at 36,036 on Sunday

August 9, 2021 0 By FM
India reported 36,036 new COVID-19 incidences on Sunday. With as many as 447 fatalities were recorded on the day, the overall number of deaths reported in the country due to the pandemic escalated to 4,27,401. The country recorded 3,19,69,596 cases so far, of which the active infection load comprised   3,96,694 cases, according to data from the union health ministry.

With 18,607 new incidences, Kerala recorded the highest number of daily Covid cases on Sunday. The total number of infections has reached 35,52,525, active infections comprised 1,76,572 cases. As many as 93 deaths were recorded during the day taking the total fatalities to 17,747.

Maharashtra recorded 5,508 new cases on Sunday. The state also recorded 151 new deaths taking the total number of fatalities from COVID-19 to 1,33,996 in the state. The total cases reported from the state has reached 63,53,328, of which 71,510 are active cases.
Other states which reported more than 1000 cases on Sunday included Andhra Pradesh (2,050), Tamil Nadu (1,956), Karnataka (1,598) and Odisha (1,243).