The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare reported a dip in new cases on Monday (February 8) from the previous day as the new case tally stood at 11,831 cases as against 12,059 new cases reported on Sunday (February 7).
As for the patients who were discharged in the last 24 hours, the numbers also showed an increase from 11,805 discharges (Feb 7) to 11,904 discharges on Monday (Feb 8). The number of discharges on Monday were also higher than new infections, the Home Ministry data showed.
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As for mortalities, the number of people who succumbed to COVID-19 rose on Monday; there were 84 deaths in the last 24 hours against 78 deaths recorded on Sunday (Feb 7).
The Health Ministry data showed India’s total number of case tally reached 1,08,38,194 while the total number of recoveries stood at 1,05,34,505, marking an increase of more than 11, 900 cases in the past 24 hours across the country. India’s death toll, on the other hand, reached 1,55,080 on Monday (February 8).
The country’s total number of active cases reached 1,48,609, while the government has successfully vaccinated more than 58,00,000 beneficiaries till Monday. The total number of vaccinations stands at 58,12,362 on February 8, as per government data.
India has become the third country in the world in terms of COVID-19 vaccinations done, with more than 5.42 million doses administered, Health Ministry said in a statement on Sunday. Only the United States and the United Kingdom remain ahead of India, in terms of the number of doses administered. US stands at the top of the leaderboard with 36.82 million doses, while the UK followed with 11.48 million doses administered.