Active Covid-19 Cases in India Increase to 161555.
With 14,313 people testing positive for coronavirus in one day, India’s total Covid-19 case count increased to 3,42,60,470, while active cases were recorded at 1,61,555, according to data from the Ministry of Health. of the Union updated on Saturday.
The death toll rose to 4.57,740 with 549 more deaths, according to data updated at 8 a.m.
The daily increase in new coronavirus infections has been below 30,000 for 36 days in a row and fewer than 50,000 new cases have been reported daily for 125 consecutive days.
Active cases comprise 0.47 percent of total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.19 percent, the ministry said.
There has been an increase of 221 cases in the number of active Covid-19 cases in a 24-hour span. The number of people who have recovered from the disease increased to 3,36,41,175, while the fatality rate increased to 1.34%.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.22 percent. It has been less than 2 percent in the last 26 days. The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 1.18 percent. It has been below 2 percent for the past 36 days, according to the Health Ministry.
The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination campaign have exceeded 105.43 million rupees.
India’s Covid-19 count had crossed the 20 lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16.
It went from 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20, and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.
India crossed the grim milestone of two million rupees on May 4 and three million rupees on June 23.
The 549 new deaths include 471 from Kerala and 36 from Maharashtra.
Kerala has been reconciling Covid deaths for the last few days, therefore the state’s death count is high. Of the 471 deaths, 86 were reported in recent days, 276 were those that were not confirmed until June 18 of last year due to lack of adequate documentation and 109 were designated as deaths by Covid after receiving appeals based on the new guidelines. from the center. and Supreme Court instructions, a state government statement said Friday.
A total of 4.57,740 deaths have been reported in the country so far, including 1,40,170 from Maharashtra, 38,061 from Karnataka, 36,083 from Tamil Nadu, 31,156 from Kerala, 25,091 from Delhi, 22,900 from Uttar Pradesh and 19,113 from West Bengal.
The Ministry of Health highlighted that more than 70 percent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.
“Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council for Medical Research,” the ministry said on its website, adding that the state distribution of the figures is subject to further verification and reconciliation.
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