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Coronavirus Live Updates: 3.38 crore covid cases in India so far, over 4.48 lakh deaths

Coronavirus Live Updates: The number of active cases stands at 2,70,557, the lowest in 199 days. (file)

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India on Sunday reported 22,842 new COVID-19 cases, a slight decrease of six per cent from Saturday. The country also recorded at least 244 deaths due to coronavirus, taking the death toll to 4,48,817.

India’s active cases account for less than 1 per cent of total infections, which currently stand at 0.80 per cent – the lowest since March 2020. The number of active cases is 2,70,557, the lowest in 199 days.

The national COVID recovery rate was recorded at 97.87 per cent, the highest since March 2020. At least 25,930 have recovered in the last 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries to 3,30,94,529.

Here are the live updates on coronavirus:

War against Covid is not over, it may come back with vengeance: AIIMS Task Force chief

As India has successfully administered 90 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses, Dr Navneet Vig, Chairman of the COVID Task Force at AIIMS Delhi on Saturday said the war against COVID is still not easy as the pandemic returns with a vengeance. can. People need to be alert.

Dr. Wig said, “We have to go a long way beyond 100 crores and get everyone double immunized. So that is our goal and we are moving forward, but we have to move fast and make sure that everyone gets Got a second dose too.” ANI.

“And that’s how we’re going to win this war. It’s still not an easy war, we can’t be overconfident, we have to be a little less confident so that we don’t let our guard down and take all precautions.” .

Vaccination of children is the only way to get rid of Kovid epidemic: AIIMS chief

Dr Randeep Guleria, Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi said that children in the age group of 12 to 18 years will soon be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Speaking to ANI on Friday, Dr Guleria said that the current priority is to vaccinate those who may have serious diseases.

“As we know that children mostly get mild illness, we are giving priority to those who may have severe illness because of the limited supply of vaccinations,” he said.

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