Coronavirus Highlights: India Records 1,829 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

India COVID-19 Highlights : The active cases comprised 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.

Coronavirus Highlights: India Records 1,829 New COVID-19 Cases In 24 Hours

India COVID-19 Live: The country also reported 19 covid deaths on Tuesday.

New Delhi:

At least 1,829 new Covid cases reported on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases to 4,31,27,199. According to the Union Health Ministry, the active cases dipped to 15,647 in the last 24 hours.

India also reported 33 new Covid-related fatalities, bringing the total number of death court to 5,24,293.

The active cases stand at 15,647. A decrease of 753 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

A day earlier, the country had reported 1,569 new cases and 19 deaths.

The active cases comprised 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 Cases in India:

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May 18, 2022 23:51 (IST)
Jammu and Kashmir Reports 6 New COVID Cases

Jammu and Kashmir reported 6 new COVID cases today taking the total infection count to 4,54,159, officials said.

Of the new cases, 3 were reported from Srinagar district while 2 were reported in Jammu district. The remaining 1 case was recorded in Kupwara district. There are 53 active cases while the overall recoveries have reached 4,49,354.

The COVID death count stands at 4,752 as no COVID-related death was reported in the last 24 hours.

There were 51 confirmed cases of mucormycosis (black fungus), officials said.
May 18, 2022 23:46 (IST)
Madhya Pradesh Reports 37 New COVID Cases


Madhya Pradesh reported 37 new cases today, taking the overall case count to 10,42,024. No COVID-related death was reported in the state and the death count remained unchanged at 10,735, a health department official said.

The positivity rate stood at 0.6 per cent. There are 223 active cases in the state after 43 people recovered from the disease, taking the total number of recoveries to 10,21,063.

The government release said 11,83,76,540 COVID vaccine doses have been administered so far in the state, including 46,236 doses today.
May 18, 2022 22:11 (IST)
Gujarat Reports 32 New COVID Cases

Gujarat today reported 32 new COVID cases taking the overall case count to 12,24,814, while no COVID-related death was reported in the state, the health department said.

With 33 recoveries registered in the last 24 hours, the number of such recoveries rose to 12,13,658.

The COVID death count remained unchanged at 10,944.

Gujarat now has 212 active cases of COVID, with 2 patients on ventilator support, the release said.

District-wise, Ahmedabad reported 20 new COVID cases, Vadodara 8, Jamnagar 2, Surat and Vadodara 1 each.

As many as 35,035 people were vaccinated against COVID today, taking the number of doses administered so far in the state to 10.84 crore.

May 18, 2022 22:06 (IST)
Maharashtra Reports 307 New COVID Cases, 1 Death

Maharashtra today reported 307 new COVID cases and 1 COVID-related death, while the number of active cases crossed 1,600, the state health department said.

More than 60 per cent of new cases were reported in Mumbai.

The state's COVID case count rose to 78,81,542, while the death count reached 1,47,856.

Yesterday, the state had recorded 266 new cases and zero fatalities.

May 18, 2022 22:01 (IST)
Tamil Nadu Reports 36 New COVID Cases

Tamil Nadu today reported 36 new COVID cases, including a returnee from Africa, taking the total number of cases to 34,54,722.

The death count remained unchanged at 38,025 with zero fatalities getting reported in the last 24 hours.

Chennai accounted for the majority of new cases with 21, Chengalpet reported 3 cases, Cuddalore, Kancheepuram and Tiruchirapalli 6 cases.

The number of people who recovered from the disease rose to 34,16,376 with 39 more people getting discharged. Tamil Nadu currently has 321 active COVID-19 cases.
May 18, 2022 18:55 (IST)
Delhi Reports 532 Fresh COVID Cases

Delhi reported 532 fresh COVID cases today at a positivity rate of 2.13 per cent. Yesterday Delhi reported 393 new COVID cases at a positivity rate of 2.35 per cent.

Today, no COVID-related death was reported in the capital compared to 2 deaths being reported yesterday.

May 18, 2022 18:44 (IST)
Mumbai Reports 194 Fresh COVID Cases, Highest Since February

Mumbai reported 194 fresh COVID cases today, highest since February 18 when 202 cases were reported. With 8,736 tests being conducted the fresh cases were reported at a positivity rate of 2.22%

No COVID-related death was reported.

May 18, 2022 18:07 (IST)
Puducherry Reports 3 New COVID Cases

Puducherry reported 3 new COVID cases in last 24 hours ending 10 am today, taking the overall case tally to 1,65,817, according to the health department.

Director of Health G Sriramulu in a release said the total active cases stand at 16 and 2 patients recovered in last 24 hours. The overall recoveries are at 1,63,839.

According to the release, the test positivity rate stood at 0.24 per cent, the recovery rate stands at 98.81 per cent and the case fatality rate is at 1.18 per cent.

May 18, 2022 15:01 (IST)
Covid Update: Odisha Records 13 New Covid Cases
Odisha recorded 13 more coronavirus cases on Tuesday, while there was no new fatality for a fortnight, the health department said. There are 123 active COVID-19 cases and eight more patients have recuperated from the disease, according to a bulletin.
May 18, 2022 12:59 (IST)
Covid News: More Than 4 Lakh Covid Samples Tested In The Last 24 Hours
May 18, 2022 11:35 (IST)
Over 17 Crore Unutilised Covid Vaccine Doses Available With States: Centre
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday that over 17 crore balance and unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses are available with the states and union territories. As a part of the nationwide vaccination drive, the Government of India has been continuously supporting states and union territories by providing them with covid vaccines free of cost.
May 18, 2022 10:40 (IST)
Covid News: Andaman And Nicobar Islands Become COVID-free Again
Andaman and Nicobar Islands have became COVID-free again as the lone patient was cured of the disease, a health department official said on Wednesday. The patient was discharged on Tuesday.
May 18, 2022 10:34 (IST)
Covid Update: Thane Logs 30 New COVID-19 Cases
Maharashtra's Thane district has recorded 30 new cases of coronavirus, raising its infection count to 7,09,410, an official said on Wednesday. These new cases were reported on Tuesday, he said. (PTI)
May 18, 2022 10:11 (IST)
COVID-19 India News: 1,829 New Cases In India In 24 Hours
India reported 1,829 new coronavirus cases and 33 related deaths in the last 24 hours. A day earlier, the country had reported 1,569 new cases and 19 deaths. The active cases stand at 15,647.
May 18, 2022 10:05 (IST)
COVID-19 UPDATE May 18th
191.65 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive

India's active caseload currently stands at 15,647

Active cases stand at 0.04%

Recovery Rate currently at 98.75%

2,549 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases total recoveries to

4,25,87,259

1,829 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours

Daily positivity rate is at 0.42%

Weekly Positivity Rate is 0.57%

84.49 crore tests conducted so far while 4,34,962 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours
May 18, 2022 09:05 (IST)
Kim Jong Un Slams Officials As COVID-19 Outbreak Surges In North Korea
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un accused government officials of inadequacies and inertia as fever cases swept the country, state media reported on Wednesday. The country has reported 232,880 more people with fever symptoms, and six more deaths since last week.
May 18, 2022 07:32 (IST)
Covid News: New York City Lifts COVID-19 Alert Level To 'High'
New York City, the largest city in the United States, raised its COVID-19 alert level from "medium" to "high" on Tuesday, as infections continue to go up in recent weeks. The rating means there is a high COVID-19 community spread and pressure on the health care system in the city is substantial. (ANI)

May 18, 2022 07:29 (IST)
"Ensure Last-Mile Coverage Of Beneficiaries": Delhi Government To Districts
The Delhi government has directed district magistrates to ensure effective last-mile coverage of those needed to be given second and precaution doses of covid vaccines. The government has made arrangements for free vaccination of people in the age group of 18 to 59 years, in addition to providing free precaution doses to those above 60, health care and frontline workers. (PTI)
May 18, 2022 06:15 (IST)
Shanghai Achieves 'Zero Covid' Status But Normal Life Is Weeks Away
Shanghai achieved on Tuesday the long-awaited milestone of three consecutive days with no new COVID-19 cases outside quarantine zones but most residents will have to put up with confinement for a while longer before resuming more normal life.
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