On 8 June, India recorded 86,498 cases, lowest since 2 April when the country logged 89,129 new cases.

India’s overall tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 29,274,823 with 1,121,671 active cases and 363,079 deaths so far.

After battling a brutal second wave for weeks, fresh Covid cases came down below the three lakh-mark for the first time on 17 May after touching record high of 4,14,188 on 7 May.

According to the Health Ministry, a total of 1,121,671 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the total discharge to 27,790,073 till date.

The Health Ministry said that a total of 246,085,649 people have been vaccinated so far in the country, including 3,274,672 who were administered vaccines in the last 24 hours.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 374,242,384 samples have been tested up to 10 June for Covid-19. Of these 2,044,131 samples were tested on Thursday.

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