India reports 45,352 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, active cases near 4-lakh mark

 India reported 45,352 new COVID-19 cases while 366 deaths in the past 24 hours, the total infection caseload rose to 3.29 crores and the death toll is at 4,39,895, the health ministry said on Friday (Septemeber 3, 2021).