India reports 41,469 fresh cases, 46 crore people vaccinated so far

India has set a new milestone with over 46 crore people getting themselves vaccinated against coronavirus.

The country registered 41,649 lakh fresh cases and 593 deaths. So far, 4.23 lakh people have died of Covid in the country.

Kerala contributed 20,772 cases to the country’s daily numbers. More than 37 per cent of India’s active cases are in Kerala, according to government sources.

Maharashtra – the worst-hit states with over 62 lakh cases – reported 6,600 new infections. It was followed by Andhra Pradesh with 2,068 cases and Tamil Nadu (1,947 cases).

India has been reporting higher numbers in seven of the past eight days. On Friday, the country reported 44,230 new cases, the most in three weeks. The nationwide tally of infections has reached 3.15 crore, according to health ministry data.