Coronavirus Highlights: 3.33 Lakh New Covid Cases In India, 525 Deaths
Coronavirus highlights: The daily positivity rate marginally risen from 17.22 per cent to 17.78 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 16.87 per cent.
India Covid-19 Cases: The active cases now comprise 5.57 per cent of the total infections.
India's daily Covid curve showed a very marginal improvement today as the country reported 3,33,533 cases, slight lower than the 3.37 lakh daily cases recorded yesterday. The new numbers have taken the total caseload in the country to 3,92,37,264.
525 fresh fatalities were also recorded in the past 24 hours, taking the total death count in the country, as a result of coronavirus, to 4,89,409.
The active cases now comprise 5.57 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has decreased to 93.18 per cent. The active caseload in the country currently stands 21,87,205.
The daily positivity rate marginally risen from 17.22 per cent to 17.78 per cent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 16.87 per cent.
The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country have crossed the 161-crore mark. 94 per cent of India's adults have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, while 72 per cent are fully vaccinated, according to the government.
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Jan 23, 2022 20:08 (IST)
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Just in: Delhi records 9, 197 new COVID-19 cases, 34 deaths. Positivity rate comes down to 13.32%
Jan 23, 2022 16:24 (IST)
Filmmaker Selvaraghavan tests positive for COVID-19 Filmmaker Selvaraghavan on Sunday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and asked those who came in contact with him to get checked for the virus.
The 44-year-old director, known for films like "Nenjam Marappathillai", "NGK" and "Mayakkam Enna" took to Twitter to update his followers about his COVID diagnosis.
The Omicron variant of the coronavirus is in the community transmission stage in the country and has become dominant in several metros where new cases have been spiking exponentially, INSACOG said in its latest bulletin.
Short for Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium, INSACOG checks variations in coronavirus across the nation to help understand how it spreads and evolves, and to suggest the best possible public health response.
The centre's Covid research body also said BA.2 lineage, an infectious sub-variant of Omicron, has been detected in a considerable fraction in India.
Jan 23, 2022 13:03 (IST)
Coronavirus Live Updates: Odisha records 8,520 fresh Covid cases in 24 hours, 6 related deaths
Odisha on Sunday recorded 8,520 coronavirus cases -- 325 infections less than the previous day -- pushing the tally to 12,04,660, the health department said its bulletin.
On Saturday, the state had logged 8,845 new cases and seven deaths.
The total deaths in the state mounted to 8,520 with six more fatalities in the past 24 hours, the bulletin said.
Odisha currently has 85,320 active cases, including 31,501 in Khurda.
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Tamil Nadu has said there will be a lockdown for today amid a surge in Covid cases, as per Chief Minister MK Stalin's announcement on Friday. Autos and taxis will be allowed to go to airport, bus and rail stations.
On Thursday, Tamil Nadu recorded 28,561 new Covid cases.