Coronavirus Highlights: India Logs 20,138 New Covid Cases, 38 Deaths In 24 Hours

India COVID-19 Highlights : The active cases comprise 0.30 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.50 per cent, the ministry said.

India COVID-19 Highlights : the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.5%

New Delhi:

India has recorded a total of 20,138 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the coronavirus tally to 4,36,89,989. The death count climbed to 5,25,557 with 38 new fatalities today.

The active cases increased to 1,36,076, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

The active cases comprise 0.30 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.50 per cent, the ministry said.

An increase of 3,619 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

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

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Jul 14, 2022 21:38 (IST)
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Jammu and Kashmir reported 165 new Covid cases on Thursday, taking the infection tally to 4,56,456, officials said.

Of the new cases, 112 were reported from the Jammu division and 53 from the Kashmir valley, they said.

No Covid-related death was reported in the last 24 hours, officials said.

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Maharashtra on Thursday recorded 2,229 fresh coronavirus cases, a drop of nearly 350, and four more deaths linked to the infection, down from 10 fatalities a day ago, the state health department said.

With these additions, the state's overall COVID-19 tally rose to 80,12,452, while the toll increased to 1,48,005, said the department in a bulletin.

On Wednesday, the state had registered 2,575 cases and 10 coronavirus-linked fatalities.

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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Puducherry Reports Increase In Covid Cases
Puducherry on Thursday witnessed a spike in number of COVID-19 cases with 221 infections reported in the last 24 hours.

On Wednesday, the union territory registered 174 cases.

The overall caseload now stands at 1,68,274.

Director of Health G Sriramulu in a bulletin said Puducherry region alone reported 207 fresh cases out of the total 221 cases followed by seven each in Karaikal and Yanam regions.

Jul 14, 2022 15:40 (IST)
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Odisha Reports Highest Covid Cases In 5 Months
Odisha reported 804 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the highest in nearly five months, the health department said.

The positivity rate jumped to 4.18 per cent as the cases were detected after testing 19,218 samples. Seventy-one children were among the new patients, it said.

Khurda, where the capital Bhubaneswar is located, reported the highest number of 307 cases, followed by 119 cases in Cuttack.

Jul 14, 2022 13:29 (IST)
Mizoram Logs 105 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

Mizoram's COVID-19 tally rose to 2,30,229 on Thursday as 105 more people tested positive for the infection, 37 less than the previous day, a health official said.

The single-day positivity rate dipped to 16.75 per cent from 25.59 per cent on the previous day as 627 samples were tested for COVID-19.

The northeastern state's coronavirus death count remained unchanged at 706 as no fresh fatality was recorded in the last 24 hours, he said.

Aizawl district registered the highest number of new cases at 84, followed by 11 in Saitual and six in Khawzawl.

Mizoram now has 964 active cases, while 2,28,559 people have recovered from the disease so far, including 12 in the last 24 hours. The discharge rate was at 99.27 per cent.

The state has thus far tested over 19.42 lakh samples for COVID-19.
Jul 14, 2022 13:27 (IST)
Arunachal Pradesh Reports 45 New COVID-19 Cases, Highest Single-Day Spike In Fortnight

Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 tally rose to 64,792 on Thursday as 45 more people tested positive for the infection, the highest single-day spike in a fortnight.

The single-day recovery, however, surpassed the fresh infections as 51 people were cured of the disease.

Arunachal Pradesh had reported 35 cases on the previous day.

The northeastern state's coronavirus death count remained unchanged at 296 as no fresh fatality was registered in the last 24 hours, State Surveillance Officer Dr Lobsang Jampa said.

The state, which had remained Covid-free for the last couple of months, has been witnessing a surge in fresh infections since July 1, much like other parts of the country, the SSO said.

Arunachal Pradesh was registering single-digit cases before July 1.

The Capital Complex region recorded the highest number of fresh cases at 15, followed by eight in Lohit district and five in Namsai.

Arunachal Pradesh currently has 205 active cases, while a total of 64,291 people have been cured of the disease so far, with the recovery rate at 99.23 per cent, he said.

The administration has thus far tested over 12.77 lakh samples for COVID-19, including 204 on Wednesday.
Jul 14, 2022 13:17 (IST)
Assam Logs 590 New COVID-19 Cases In A Day, Highest Single-Day Spike In Over 5 Months

Assam today recorded the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases in over five months as 590 more people tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said.

After a gap of four days, one person succumbed to the infection, the bulletin issued by the National Health Mission said.

The state registered a nearly 36 per cent jump in daily infections from the previous day. It had recorded 434 cases on Wednesday.

Kamrup Metropolitan district, which primarily comprises Guwahati city, reported the highest number of new cases at 60, followed by Kamrup (59), Dhubri (55) and Goalpara (50).

The fresh infections have pushed the state's caseload to 7,27,909.

A total of 7,992 people have succumbed to the infection so far, including 1,347 patients who have died due to comorbidities.

The daily positivity rate rose to 10.75 per cent as 5,489 samples were tested for COVID-19.

The state had recorded this year's previous highest number of daily infections on February 4 as 739 cases were detected from 27,729 samples.

Assam now has 2,584 active cases, while 7,17,333 people have recovered from the disease, including 190 in the last 24 hours. A total of 107 people were cured of the disease on the previous day.

A total of 31,510 people were administered the COVID-19 vaccines during the last 24 hours, over 30 per cent less from 45,208 on the previous day.

Altogether 4.69 crore doses of vaccines have been administered, including 2.45 crore first doses, 2.15 crore second doses and 8.58 lakh booster doses.
Jul 14, 2022 13:14 (IST)
Maharashtra's Thane Reports 190 New COVID-9 Cases, 1 Death In 24 Hours

A total of 190 new cases of coronavirus have been detected in Maharashtra's Thane district, taking its tally of infections to 7,31,937, a health official said today.

With the addition of the latest cases on Wednesday, the district currently has 1,680 active COVID-19 cases, he said.

One death due to COVID-19 was also reported on Wednesday, raising the death count in the district to 11,917, he said.

The recovery count in Thane has reached 7,18,150, the official added.
Jul 14, 2022 13:13 (IST)
9 New COVID-19 Cases In Andamans In 24 Hours

The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 10,270 on Thursday as nine more people tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said.

Five new patients have travel history, while four fresh infections were detected during contact tracing, it said.

The Union territory now has 46 active cases, while 10,095 people have recovered from the disease so far, including six in the last 24 hours.

A total of 129 patients have succumbed to the infection to date.

The administration has thus far tested over 7.59 lakh samples for COVID-19, and fully vaccinated 3.41 lakh people.
Jul 14, 2022 10:14 (IST)
COVID-19 UPDATE - JULY 14

India records 20,139 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours

Number of deaths due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours: 38

India's active COVID-19 caseload currently stands at 1,36,076

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

Active cases stand at 0.31%

Recovery rate currently at 98.49%

16,482 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases the total recoveries to 4,30,28,356

Daily positivity rate (5.10%)

Weekly positivity rate (4.37%)

86.81 crore total tests conducted so far; 3,94,774 tests conducted in the last 24 hours
Jul 14, 2022 08:55 (IST)
Just-In: India has recorded 20,139 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, 19% higher than the previous day. The number of deaths due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours was 38.
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