India Coronavirus Highlights: The country reported 24 Covid-related deaths on Friday.
India on Saturday reported a total of 8,329 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours. The new additions have taken the total number of coronavirus cases in country to 4,32,13,435.
The daily positivity rate of 2.41 percent was observed on Friday, while the weekly positivity rate was recorded to be 1.75 percent, the Health Ministry said.
The active COVID-19 cases rose to 40,370 and the number of deaths due to Covid climbed to 5,24,757 with 10 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the government data
Here are the Highlights on coronavirus (COVID-19) cases:
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COVID-19 India News: 30% Jump In New Covid Cases In West Bengal
West Bengal reported 139 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, a jump of 30% in new infections in the last 24 hours, as per Health Department data. The state had reported 107 cases on Friday. Around 75 per cent of the new cases were detected in Kolkata, officials said. Doctors blamed the lackadaisical attitude of the people about wearing masks as the reason behind the sudden spike. The death count remained at 21,205 with no new deaths reported. The positivity rate also rose to 1.82%. There are 662 active cases in the state at present. (PTI)
Covid News: 24 New Covid Cases Reported In Odisha
Odisha recorded 24 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, four more than the previous day. This takes the total number of cases to 12,88,620, the health department said. The death count remained at 9,126 as there was no more death due to the pathogen in the last 24 hours.
India Records 8,329 New COVID-19 Cases, 10 Covid Deaths In 24 Hours: Centre
A single-day rise of over 8,000 fresh COVID-19 cases was recorded in the country after 103 days, pushing India's infection tally to 4,32,13,435, while the count of active cases jumped to 40,370, according to Union Health Ministry data today.
Covid News: Thane's Single-Day COVID-19 Count Remain Above 500
With the addition of 531 coronavirus positive cases, the infection count in Thane district of Maharashtra increased to 7,13,110, an official said on Saturday. As nobody died due to the infection on Friday, the death count in the district remained unchanged at 11,895, the official said, adding that the mortality rate is 1.67 percent. (PTI)
Covid News: Taiwan To Cut COVID-Related Quarantine For Arrivals To 3 Days
Taiwan said on Saturday it would cut mandatory quarantine for all arrivals to three days from seven, its latest relaxation of the rules to try to live with COVID-19 and resume normal life even as it has been dealing with a surge of infections. (Reuters)
COVID-19 Update On June 11
8,329 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours
Daily positivity rate is at 2.41%
Weekly Positivity Rate is at 1.75%
India's Active caseload currently stands at 40,370
4,216 recoveries in the last 24 hours, which increases total recoveries to 4,26,48,308
194.92 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
Recovery Rate currently at 98.69%
3,44,994 tests conducted in the last 24 hours
85.45 crore total tests conducted so far