Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: India Logs 128 New Covid Cases

The death count stands at 5,30,728, with one each reported from Karnataka and Maharashtra, the data updated at 8 am stated.

Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: India Logs 128 New Covid Cases

The Covid case tally was recorded at 4.46 crore

New Delhi:

India logged 128 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases declined to 1,998, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.

The Covid case tally was recorded at 4.46 crore (4,46,81,361).

The death count stands at 5,30,728, with one each reported from Karnataka and Maharashtra, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The daily positivity was recorded at 0.07 per cent while the weekly positivity was pegged at 0.09 per cent.

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3 new COVID-19 case in Thane; active tally at 12

Maharashtra's Thane district has reported three new COVID-19 cases, taking its infection count to 7,47,418, a health official said on Wednesday.

With the addition of the latest numbers on Tuesday, the district currently has 12 active COVID-19 cases, he said.

No death was reported on Tuesday, and the number of fatalities in the district so far was 11,969, the official said.

The count of recoveries stood at 7,36,208, he added. 
Jan 18, 2023 12:54 (IST)
 India Logs 128 New Covid Cases

India logged 128 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases declined to 1,998, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.

The Covid case tally was recorded at 4.46 crore (4,46,81,361).

The death count stands at 5,30,728, with one each reported from Karnataka and Maharashtra, the data updated at 8 am stated.

Jan 17, 2023 14:39 (IST)
Thane records one new COVID-19 case; active tally at 9

One new case of coronavirus has been detected in Maharashtra's Thane district, taking its infection count to 7,47,415, a health official said on Tuesday.

The new case was reported on Monday, he said.

There are currently nine active COVID-19 cases in the district, which comes under the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, he said.
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WHO recommends that China monitor excess COVID-19 mortality

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"WHO recommends the monitoring of excess mortality, which provides us with a more comprehensive understanding of the impact of COVID-19," the U.N. agency told Reuters in a statement when asked about China.
Jan 17, 2023 10:41 (IST)

89 New Covid-19 Cases In India

India recorded 89 new coronavirus infections, the lowest since March 27, 2020, while the active cases declined to 2,035, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

The Covid case tally stood at 4.46 crore (4,46,81,233).

The death count stands at 5,30,726, the data updated at 8 am stated.

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