Covid India update: active cases in the country are decreasing


With 12,751 new coronavirus infections reported in a day, the number of COVID-19 cases in India rose to 4,41,74,650, while active cases fell to 1,31,807, according to Health Ministry data. of the Union updated on Tuesday.

The death toll rose to 5,26,772 with 42 deaths including 10 Kerala reconciled deaths, according to data updated as of 8am.

Active cases account for 0.30 percent of total infections, while the national COVID-19 cure rate has been recorded at 98.51 percent, the ministry said.

A decrease of 3,703 cases was recorded in the number of active cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 3.50% and the weekly positivity rate at 4.69%, according to the ministry.

The number of people who recovered from the disease rose to 4,35,16,071, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19%.

According to the ministry, 206.88 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination campaign.

India’s COVID-19 tally 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 crossed 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and broke above the crore mark on December 19.

The country passed the grim milestone of two crores on May 4 and three crores on June 23 last year. It crossed the four crore mark on January 25 this year.

The new deaths include six from Delhi, five from West Bengal, four from Maharashtra, three from Himachal Pradesh and Karnataka, two from Gujarat, Haryana and Rajasthan, and one from Chhattisgarh, Mizoram, India. Odisha, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. .

With PTI entries

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