India Covid Update: After a slight decline in the country, once again the corona cases have gained momentum. According to the data of the Health Department, 17,070 new cases of corona virus have been reported across the country in the last 24 hours.
India Covid Update: For the last several days, there has been an increase in corona cases across the country. In the last 24 hours, more than 17,070 new cases of covid-19 have been reported in the country. After this, the total number of cases of infection has increased to 4,34,69,234. At the same time, the number of active cases increased to 1,07,189.
- Active cases cross one lakh
According to the data of the Union Health Ministry, the death toll has reached 5,25,139 due to the loss of 23 patients in the last 24 hours. According to the data, the number of active cases has increased to 1,07,189, which is 0.25 percent of the total cases of infection, while the recovery rate from covid-19 is 98.55 percent.
- Daily positivity rate increased to 3.40 percent
According to the Ministry of Health, the daily rate of infection was 3.40 percent and the weekly rate was 3.59 percent. The number of people recovering from this disease has increased to 4,28,36,906 while the death rate is 1.21 percent. At the same time, 197.74 crore doses of corona vaccine have been given across the country so far.
- such increased cases
Significantly, on 7 August 2020, the number of infected people in the country had exceeded 20 lakh, on 23 August 2020, 30 lakh and on 5 September 2020, more than 40 lakh. The total cases of infection exceeded 50 lakh on 16 September 2020, 60 lakh on 28 September 2020, 70 lakh on 11 October 2020, 80 lakh on 29 October 2020 and 90 lakh on 20 November and more than one crore on 19 December 2020. Last year on May 4, the number of infected people in the country had crossed 20 million and on June 23, 2021, it crossed 30 million. On January 25 this year, the cases had crossed four crores.
- Kerala has the highest number of deaths
According to the data, out of 23 patients who lost their lives in the country in the last 24 hours, 15 were from Kerala. Three patients died in Maharashtra and one each in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan and West Bengal. The Health Ministry said that out of those who have died due to corona virus infection so far, more than 70 percent of the patients also had other serious diseases. The ministry said on its website that its figures are being matched with the data of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).