India today recorded 8,822 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the COVID-19 tally to 4,32,45,517.
India's active COVID-19 caseload currently stands at 53,637, the Health Ministry said.
With 5,718 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the total recoveries have reached 4,26,67,088.
The daily positivity rate stands at 2 per cent while the weekly positivity rate at 2.35 per cent. The national recovery rate was 98.66 per cent. The cumulative Covid vaccine doses administered across India has exceeded 195.5 crore.
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There was no fresh fatality and the death toll in the district stood at 11,896, and the COVID-19 mortality rate at 1.67 per cent, the official said.
Maharashtra on Tuesday reported two cases of the BA.5 variant of coronavirus. Both the patients, found in Thane city, had been vaccinated, officials earlier said.
Goa on Wednesday reported 82 new COVID-19 cases, taking its total numbers to 2,46,694, the state health department said.
Casualties remained unchanged at 3,833 with no new COVID-19 death.
Ladakh has reported five new coronavirus cases, raising the total number of cases to 28,296, officials said on Wednesday.
The new cases were detected in Leh, they said.
Two patients recovered from the infection, officials said.
Maharashtra on Wednesday recorded 4,024 new coronavirus cases, a 36 per cent rise over the previous day, and two pandemic-related deaths, the state health department said.
Four new cases of B.A.5 variant of coronavirus were also detected in the state, it added.
Puducherry logged 18 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday taking the overall numbers to 1,65,973.
Director of Health G Sriramulu said in a release that the active cases were 63, which comprised three patients in hospitals and the remaining 60 patients in home quarantine.
Mumbai reported 2,293 new COVID-19 cases and one death linked to the infection, according to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation(BMC) bulletin.
The administration of Covaxin as a booster dose enhances vaccine effectiveness against COVID-19's Delta variant and gives protection against Omicron variants BA.1.1 and BA.2, a study by ICMR and Bharat Biotech has found.
With the addition of 607 new COVID-19 cases, the infection count in Maharashtra's Thane district has gone up to 7,15,305, an official said today.
These new cases were reported on Tuesday, he said.
The viral infection also claimed the life of one person, taking the death count in the district to 11,896, he said, adding that the COVID-19 mortality rate in Thane stood at 1.67 per cent.
India recorded 8,822 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours
Number of Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours: 15
India's active COVID-19 caseload currently stands at 53,637
195.5 crore Covid vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive
Active cases stand at 0.12%
Recovery rate currently at 98.66%
5,718 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases the total recoveries to 4,26,67,088
Daily positivity rate (2%)
Weekly positivity rate (2.35%)
85.58 crore total tests conducted so far; 4,40,278 tests conducted in the last 24 hours
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