Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Records Over 16,000 New Covid Cases In 24 Hours

India COVID-19: According to Union Health Ministry data, the active cases stand at 1,14,475, comprising 0.26 per cent of the total infections, while the recovery rate was recorded at 98.54 per cent, the ministry said.

India Covid Live: 198.09 crore doses of the coronavirus vaccines have been administered so far

New Delhi:

India today recorded 13,086 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to 4,35,31,650. India’s death count rose to 5,25,242 with 19 new coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours.

According to Union Health Ministry data, the active cases stand at 1,14,475, comprising 0.26 per cent of the total infections, while the recovery rate was recorded at 98.53 per cent, the ministry said.

198.09 crore doses of the coronavirus vaccines have been administered in the country so far, the Co-WIN dashboard showed.

Here are the Highlights on coronavirus (COVID-19) cases:

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Tamil Nadu Reports 2,662 New Covid Cases

Tamil Nadu reported 2,662 Covid cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the caseload to 34,88,091 till date, the health department said today.

Total deaths rose to 38,027 after 1 Covid-related death was reported.

The last death due to Covid in the state was recorded on June 15.

The number of those who recovered from the virus grew to 34,33,299 with 1,512 people getting discharged in the last 24 hours, leaving 16,765 active infections.

Delhi Records 615 Fresh Covid Cases, 3 deaths

Delhi reported 615 fresh Covid cases, 3 deaths at a positivity rate of 3.89 per cent.

With the fresh cases and fatalities, Delhi’s Covid tally has climbed to 19,38,048 and the death count reached to 26,275, the department said in a bulletin.

Mumbai Reports 659 New Covid Cases, 53% Jump In 24 Hours

Mumbai on today logged 659 Covid cases, a 53 per cent spike since yesterday, taking the tally to 1,116,132 while the death count rose by one to 19,620, a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation official said.

A total of 1,289 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the count of recoveries in Mumbai so far to 10,90,103, he said.

The city had reported 431 Covid cases and two deaths on Monday.

Following Covid Surge, Masks Now Mandatory In Chennai

Following a surge in Covid cases in Tamil Nadu, Greater Chennai Corporation on Tuesday made it mandatory for people in Chennai to wear face masks failing which a fine of Rs 500 will be levied on the individual by the officials concerned.

Tamil Nadu reported 2,654 fresh cases of Covid on Monday. Of the cases reported on Monday, 1,066 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Chennai.

Odisha Reports 334 New Covid Cases In 24 Hours

Odisha today recorded 334 fresh Covid-19 cases, 89 more than the previous day’s figure, taking the tally to 12,91,117, the health department said.

The positivity rate jumped to 2.91 per cent from 1.92 as the cases were detected out of 11,451 samples.

Khurda district, where the state capital Bhubaneswar is located, reported the highest number of 187 infections, followed by 70 in Cuttack. Of the new cases, 53 were children, the department said.

Odisha now has 1,695 active cases, while 129 more people recovered from the disease, taking the total number of cured people to 12,80,243.

The Covid count remained unchanged at 9,126 as there were no fresh fatalities. Fifty-three other Covid patients had died due to comorbidities so far, it added.

The state had logged 245 cases On Sunday.

Mizoram Reports 23% Covid Positivity Rate, New Cases At Over 2-Month High

Mizoram today reported 138 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day spike in over two months, a health official said.

The death count rose to 706 as a 94-year-old man from Aizawl died on Monday, he said.

The new cases were detected after testing 595 samples, recording a positivity rate of 23.19 per cent. On Monday, it was 22.12 per cent with 48 cases being detected, he said.

The northeastern state now has 368 active cases.

The state has so far recorded 2,29,348 COVID-19 cases. Of them, 2,28,274 patients have recovered, including 48 people in the last 24 hours.

Maharashtra’s Thane Records 281 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

Maharashtra’s Thane district has reported 281 new COVID-19 cases, raising its infection tally to 7,29,721, a health official said on Tuesday.

With the addition of the latest cases on Monday, the district currently has 4,248 active COVID-19 cases, he said.

No fresh death was reported and the count stood at 11,909. The COVID-19 recovery count in the district has reached 7,13,243, the official added.

Assam Logs 161 New COVID-19 Cases, Highest Since February 14

Assam reported 161 new COVID-19 cases, the highest in nearly five months, the National Health Mission (NHM) said.

The state recorded 198 cases on February 14, 2022.

A total of 161 COVID-19 patients were detected across the state on testing 1,631 samples on Monday, registering a positivity rate of 9.87 per cent, the daily bulletin said.

Ninety cases were detected in Kamrup Metropolitan district, comprising primarily Guwahati city, followed by 24 in Kamrup and 11 in Dibrugarh.

There has been no death due to the virus in the last 24 hours.

The state has recorded a total of 7,25,271 COVID-19 cases. Of them, 7,16,573 COVID-19 patients have so far recovered.

There are 710 active cases in the state at present.


India records 13,086 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours

The number of deaths due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours: 19

India’s active COVID-19 caseload currently stands at 1,14,475

198.09 crore Covid vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive

Active cases stand at 0.26%

Recovery rate currently at 98.53%

12,456 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases the total recoveries to 4,28,91,933

Daily positivity rate (2.90%)

Weekly positivity rate (3.81%)

86.44 crore total tests conducted so far; 4,51,312 tests conducted in the last 24 hours

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