The number of daily coronavirus infections in India breached the 7,000 mark for the first time since March 1

The number of Covid cases reported on Thursday was 38 per cent higher than Wednesday's tally of 5,233.

n the month of June, India has so far reported over 39,400 fresh cases  of these, over 20,000 new infections have been reported just this week.

The number of active Covid-19 cases went up by 3,641 in the last 24 hours as per health ministry data

Active cases now stand at 32,498 and account for 0.07% of the total cases

Eight deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total fatalities to 5,24,723.

In the last 24 hours, 15.4 lakh vaccine doses were administered under the National Vaccination Drive.

Over 3 lakh children between the ages of 12 to 14 also were also  administered the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in the last 24  hours.