Coronavirus Highlights: 14,148 Fresh Covid Cases In India, 6% Lower Than Yesterday

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Coronavirus Highlights: 14,148 Fresh Covid Cases In India, 6% Lower Than Yesterday

Covid cases in India: The number of active cases has fallen below two lakh after 49 days.

New Delhi:

India logged 14,148 new coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,28,81,179, while the active cases dipped to 1,48,359, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday.

The number of dead climbed to 5,12,924 with 302 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. The daily COVID-19 cases have remained below one lakh for 18 consecutive days.

The active cases comprise 0.35 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further improved to 98.46 per cent, the ministry said.

Here are the Highlights on coronavirus cases in India:

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Feb 24, 2022 23:35 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Gujarat Reports 293 New Cases, 8 Deaths
Gujarat reported 293 new coronavirus positive cases and eight deaths on Thursday, which took its infection tally to 12,21,874 and death count to 10,919, the health department said. The number of active cases in the state now stands at 2,942. A total of 729 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, taking the tally of such persons to 12,08,013. (PTI)
Feb 24, 2022 21:39 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Goa Reports 45 New Cases, One More Death
Goa today reported 45 new coronavirus positive cases, taking the total number of cases to 2,44,906, a health department official said. One patient died due to the infection during the day, which raised the death count to 3,798. The overall recovery figure in the coastal state rose to 2,40,701 after 94 of them got discharge on Thursday. There are now 407 active cases. (PTI)
Feb 24, 2022 21:36 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Over 176 Crore Vaccine Doses Administered So Far, Says Centre
The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 176.76 crore on Thursday, the Union Health Ministry said. Over 28 lakh vaccine doses have been administered on Thursday till 7 pm. More than 1.97 crore precaution doses have been administered to healthcare and frontline workers and comorbid people aged 60 and above. The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late night. (PTI)
Feb 24, 2022 21:21 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Karnataka Reports 588 New Cases, 353 From Bengaluru Alone
Karnataka today reported 588 fresh cases of coronavirus and 19 virus-related deaths, taking the aggregate to 39,39,287 and the death count to 39,885. There were 1,692 discharges, pushing the total number of recoveries to 38,91,110, a health bulletin said. Of the new cases, 353 were from Bengaluru Urban that saw 690 people being discharged and 14 virus-related deaths. The total number of active cases across the state is now 8,255. (PTI)
Feb 24, 2022 20:13 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Delhi Reports 556 New Cases, Positivity At 1.10%
Delhi reported 556 new coronavirus cases today, besides six related deaths. The active cases stand at 2,276 while the positivity rate was at 1.1 per cent. The death count stands at 26,115.
Feb 24, 2022 20:10 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Mumbai Reports 119 New Cases, 1,088 Active Cases In City
Mumbai today reported 119 new cases and one death. The city now has 1,088 active patients. The positivity rate was 0.57 per cent. Meanwhile, Maharashtra recorded 1,182 new cases and 19 deaths. There are 10,250 active cases in the state. The positivity rate in the state was 1.30 per cent. Today, 58 patients with Omicron infection have been reported in the state. 
Feb 24, 2022 20:10 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Andhra Pradesh Reports 220 New Cases, 2 More Deaths
The active coronavirus cases fell below the 5,000-mark in Andhra Pradesh even as 220 fresh positives were reported in 24 hours ending 9 AM today. According to the latest bulletin, 472 infected people recovered and two more died in the 24-hour period. The cumulative Covid-19 count in the state is now 23,17,184. The total active cases stood at 4,927 after 22,97,537 recoveries and 14,720 deaths, the bulletin said. (PTI)
Feb 24, 2022 18:11 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Kerala Records 4,064 New Covid Cases, 212 More Deaths
Kerala today recorded 4,064 fresh COVID-19 infections. The state also reported 212 deaths that raised the death count to 64,803, according to a government release. With 9,531 more people recovering from the virus since Wednesday, total recoveries in the state reached 63,80,561 and the active cases dropped to 41,675, the release said. As many as 51,974 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. (PTI)
Feb 24, 2022 15:41 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: Puducherry Logs 18 Fresh Cases, No New Death
Puducherry posted 18 new cases of coronavirus during the last 24 hours ending 10 am today. The 18 fresh cases were identified at the end of examination of 2,000 samples. No fresh fatality was reported and the death count remained 1,960. Director of Health G. Sriramulu said in a release that 52 patients recovered and were discharged during the last 24 hours and the overall recoveries so far were 1,63,489. The active cases were 227 which comprised 19 patients in hospitals undergoing treatment while the remaining 208 patients were in home quarantine. He noted that the test positivity rate was 0.90 percent while the fatality and recovery rates were 1.18 percent and 98.68 percent, respectively. (PTI)
Feb 24, 2022 14:59 (IST)
The active cases comprise 0.35 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further improved to 98.46 per cent.
Feb 24, 2022 12:30 (IST)
2-Year-Old Suffers Multiple Organ Dysfunction After Recovering From COVID-19
A two-year-old boy suffered multiple organ dysfunction days after recovering from COVID-19 and spent around 16 days on a ventilator as specialists at a private hospital here worked towards restoring his kidneys, heart and lungs to normal function.
Feb 24, 2022 11:55 (IST)
Time For India To Set Up Support To Neighbours: S Jaishankar
Asserting that 'Neighbourhood First' must deliver in difficult times, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday said this is a time for India to step up its support to its neighbours by understanding their problems and help out.
Feb 24, 2022 11:42 (IST)
High cases indicate Covid-19 Omicron wave in Singapore likely to peak soon, says expert
High number of Omicron cases in Singapore indicates that the coronavirus wave due to the variant is likely to peak soon in the country, an infectious disease experts here has said.

The daily cases of Omicron in the city-state have gone beyond 20,000 expected earlier to 20,312 new infections on Wednesday and 26,032 on Tuesday.
Feb 24, 2022 10:42 (IST)
India new cases: Three new COVID-19 cases in Andamans, tally rises to 10,015

The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 10,015 on Thursday as three more people tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said.

The coronavirus death toll remained unchanged at 129 as no fresh fatality was recorded, it said.

The Union territory now has 24 active cases, while 9,862 people have recovered from the disease so far, including eight in the last 24 hours.
Feb 24, 2022 10:38 (IST)
Feb 24, 2022 10:36 (IST)

176.52 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive

India's Active caseload currently stands at 1,48,359

Active cases stand at 0.35%

Recovery Rate currently at 98.46%

30,009 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to
4,22,19,896

14,148 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours

Daily positivity rate (1.22%)

Weekly Positivity Rate (1.60%)

76.35 cr Total Tests conducted so far; 11,55,147 tests conducted in the last 24 hours


Deaths reported in last 24 hours: 302
Feb 24, 2022 10:35 (IST)
Active COVID-19 Cases In Country Decline To 1,48,359

India logged 14,148 new coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,28,81,179, while the active cases dipped to 1,48,359, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday.

The number of dead climbed to 5,12,924 with 302 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. The daily COVID-19 cases have remained below one lakh for 18 consecutive days.

The active cases comprise 0.35 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further improved to 98.46 per cent, the ministry said.
Feb 24, 2022 06:07 (IST)
Barring Mask, Maharashtra Considers Dropping All Covid Restrictions
Maharashtra hopes to drop all Covid restrictions by March, state health minister Rajesh Tope said as on Monday, the number of fresh Covid cases dropped to double digits in Mumbai -- a first in 22 months.
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