Coronavirus Highlights: India Reports 2,710 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

India Covid Highlights : Currently, there are 15,814 active cases in the country, the ministry's data showed.

Coronavirus Highlights: India Reports 2,710 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

India Covid Highlights: India also recorded 14 new deaths due to coronavirus.

New Delhi:

India reported 2,710 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally of coronavirus cases to 4,31,47,530, according to the Union Health Ministry.

The country also reported 14 more deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of Covid-related fatalities to 5,24,539.

Currently, there are 15,814 active cases in the country, the ministry's data showed.

The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 per cent, the ministry said.

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

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May 28, 2022 16:11 (IST)
Odisha Reports 12 New COVID-19 Cases

Odisha recorded 12 more coronavirus cases on Saturday, while there was no new fatality, the health department said.

There are 80 active coronavirus cases and eight more patients have recuperated from the disease, according to a bulletin.

The daily positivity rate was 0.08 per cent and 14,773 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, a bulletin stated.

The state had logged nine infections and zero death on Friday.

The toll stood at 9,126 and these are confirmed as Covid deaths after an audit. 53 Other coronavirus patients have died due to comorbidities so far, according to data.

The tally rose to 12,88,422, including 12,79,163 recoveries, it added.
May 27, 2022 23:51 (IST)
Covid Update: 1 Dead, 113 New Cases In Rajasthan
A coronavirus patient died and 113 new cases of the infection were reported in Rajasthan on Friday.

With this, the number of coronavirus deaths and cases in the state so far has increased to 9,556 and 12,85,523 respectively, according to an official report.

May 27, 2022 23:48 (IST)
Covid Update: Chhattisgarh Sees 1 Covid Case, No Casualty
Chhattisgarh on Friday recorded one COVID-19 case, taking the tally to 11,52,418, while casualties remained unchanged at 14,034, an official said.
The lone case, at a positivity rate of 0.03 per cent, was reported in Raipur, while 13 districts have no active case at the moment, he said.
May 27, 2022 21:03 (IST)
Covid Update: Number Of Active Covid Cases Reach 401 In Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu on Friday logged 55 new COVID-19 infections, pushing the state's cases to 34,55,154 while the total number of casualties remained unchanged at 38,025 till date, the health department said.

The number of people who have recuperated from the viral disease rose to 34,16,728 with 41 more people getting discharged, leaving 401 active infections, a medical bulletin said.

May 27, 2022 20:56 (IST)
Covid Update: Maharashtra Registers Highest One-Day Rise In Cases Since March 3
Maharashtra on Friday recorded 536 new coronavirus infections -- the highest one-day rise in cases since March 3 -- but zero pandemic-related fatalities, the health department said.

The tally of active cases crossed the 2,500-mark, it said.

State capital Mumbai alone recorded 352 new coronavirus cases on Friday.

May 27, 2022 20:52 (IST)
Mumbai Reports Over 300 Covid Cases For Second Day In Row

Mumbai reported 352 new coronavirus cases on Friday, most of them asymptomatic, but no new death due to the respiratory illness was registered in the city, the local civic body said.

With this, the financial capital's overall COVID-19 cases climbed to 10,64,273, but casualties remained unchanged at 19,566, said a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) bulletin.

Notably, Mumbai has reported over 300 COVID-19 cases for the second day in a row.

May 27, 2022 18:56 (IST)
Odisha Covid Update: 9 New Covid Cases In Odisha
Odisha's COVID-19 cases rose to 12,88,410 today as nine more people tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said.

Coronavirus casualties remained unchanged at 9,126, it said.

May 27, 2022 18:50 (IST)
States Used Rs 1,460 Crore From District Mineral Fund To Combat Covid
 State governments have spent a total of Rs 1,459.93 crore from District Mineral Foundation funds on various activities to curb COVID-19 during the past two years, according to the ministry of mines.
The ministry also said that several states, including Odisha, Telangana and Karnataka, are still using District Mineral Foundation (DMF) funds to battle coronavirus.

District Mineral Foundation (DMF) is a non-profit statutory trust, which has been set up for the welfare of the districts affected by mining-related activities.
May 27, 2022 18:46 (IST)
High Casualties During 'Char Dham' Yatra Cause Of Concern: Experts
Resumption of 'Char Dham yatra' after a gap of two Covid-marred years is a welcome development for thousands of people whose livelihoods depend on it, but the death of 78 pilgrims on way to the Himalayan temples in less than a month is causing concern.

Though the death of pilgrims on way to the high altitude shrines in Uttarakhand due to cardiac problems is something which happens every year, the toll is unusually high this season after the yatra commenced on May 3.

May 27, 2022 12:12 (IST)
COVID-19 News: Centre Plans To Repurpose Co-WIN For Universal Vaccine Scheme
The Centre is planning to repurpose the Co-WIN platform for Universal Immunisation Programme and other national health programmes while continuing with its current function of recording Covid vaccination and issuing certificates. The vaccination record under the Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP) is now maintained manually. "Once Co-WIN is repurposed to include the UIP, the entire vaccination system will become digitised, thus easing tracking beneficiaries and facilitating real-time monitoring," Co-WIN chief and CEO of the National Health Authority Dr R S Sharma told PTI. (PTI)
May 27, 2022 09:48 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: 2 New Covid Cases In Andamans
The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 10,043 on Friday as two more people tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said. The new cases were detected during contact tracing, it said. The archipelago now has four active cases, while 9,910 people have recovered from the disease and 129 patients have succumbed to the infection to date. (PTI)
May 27, 2022 09:07 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: India Reports 2,710 New Cases, 14 More Deaths
India reported 2,710 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally of coronavirus cases to 4,31,47,530, while the active cases increased to 15,814, according to the Union Health Ministry. The country also reported 14 more deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of Covid-related fatalities to 5,24,539.
May 27, 2022 06:00 (IST)
Covid Hasn't Gone Away, Continue To Wear Masks: Maharashtra Chief Minister
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday appealed to the people of the state not to lower their guard against COVID-19 in view of the rise in cases, and said they should continue to wear face masks to prevent the spread of infection.
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