India sees lowest single-day increase in Covid cases in almost 7 months

Coronavirus Update: National COVID-19 recovery rate recorded at 97.99 percent. (file)

New Delhi:
India recorded 18,166 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest single day increase in nearly seven months. There have also been 214 deaths due to coronavirus in the country.

Here are the top 10 updates on Coronavirus in India:

  1. Active COVID-19 cases in India comprise 0.68 per cent of total infections, the lowest since March 2020 – the active caseload currently stands at 2,30,971, the lowest in 208 days.

  2. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.99 per cent, the highest since March 2020. With at least 23,624 being cured in the last 24 hours, the total number of cured people in India rose to 3,32,71,915.

  3. The daily positivity rate – the number of positive cases identified per 100 – stands at 1.42 per cent, down from 3 per cent for the last 41 days. The weekly positivity rate in India is 1.57 percent.

  4. India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 94.70 crore. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya called on 19 states to increase their vaccination pace so that India can administer 100 crore doses of the vaccine over the next few days, and warned that the prevention of COVID-19 could be on track if protocols were not followed. can get off.

  5. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lauded India’s ongoing COVID-19 vaccination campaign and congratulated those who are making India’s vaccination campaign a success.

  6. Delhi reported 30 new COVID-19 cases while the positivity rate stood at 0.05 per cent. There were no new deaths of Kovid in the national capital.

  7. The Bengal government has asked people to avoid crowded places, saying the pandemic is not over yet, as many people started visiting Durga Puja pandals in large numbers even before the actual festival began Is. Meanwhile, at least 12 more people died of COVID-19, taking the death toll to 18,894, while the number of cases to 15,75,577 as 776 new cases were reported.

  8. After a gap of four days, Kerala recorded less than 10,000 cases – 9,470 – and 101 deaths, taking the caseload to 47,84,109 and the death toll to 26,173.

  9. Maharashtra reported 2,486 fresh coronavirus positive cases, taking the tally of infections to 65,75,578, while 44 fatalities took the count to 1,39,514, the health department said.

  10. Chennai, Coimbatore and neighboring Chengalpet district accounted for the majority of new Covid-19 infections, as Tamil Nadu added 1,344 new cases, pushing the caseload to 26,76,936.

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