India recorded a total of 20,279 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the country’s overall Covid tally to 4,38,88,755. The active cases increased to 1,52,200, according to the Union Health Ministry data.
The death count climbed to 5,26,033 with 36 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.35 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.45 per cent, the ministry said.
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The COVID-19 tally of Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 10,385 on Monday as 10 more people tested positive for the infection, a health bulletin said. The Union territory had recorded 12 cases on the previous day. Nine new patients have travel history, while one infection was detected during contact tracing, it said.
The archipelago now has 44 active cases, while 10,212 people have recovered from the disease so far, including 11 in the last 24 hours.
A total of 129 patients have succumbed to the infection to date.
Kerala is continuing to strictly follow all COVID-19 protocols and the reporting of monkeypox has not led to any slack in the preventive measures against the pandemic, state Health Minister Veena George said on Monday. Any remarks to the contrary by the Centre were “unfortunate” and political in nature, she said.
The minister said preventive measures, like wearing of face masks, use of sanitisers, washing of hands with soap and maintaining social distancing, were the same for COVID-19 and monkeypox and therefore, there have been no slack in them.
South Korea reported 35,883 new COVID-19 cases as of midnight Sunday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 19,247,496, the health authorities said Monday.
The daily caseload was down from 65,433 on the prior day due to fewer virus tests over the weekend, but it was far higher than 26,279 tallied a week earlier, according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA).
Assam reported 113 new COVID-19 cases, which pushed the tally to 7,34,861, according to a bulletin by the National Health Mission (NHM). One more death pushed the toll to 6,667, the bulletin on Monday said.
At least 1,347 patients have died due to other reasons since April, 2020.
Cachar reported 36 fresh cases, followed by 18 in Kamrup Metro, 10 in Dima Hasao, eight in Dibrugarh and six in Biswanath.
The positivity rate marginally decreased to 10.29 per cent as against the previous day’s 10.77 per cent. The recovery rate stood at 98.16 per cent.
Mizoram on Monday registered 36 fresh COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 57.14 per cent, pushing the tally to 2,31,714, an official said. Only 63 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, news agency PTI reported quoting an official. The state had reported 120 cases on Sunday.
The COVID-19 tally in Arunachal Pradesh rose to 65,337 on Monday after 24 more people tested positive for the virus, a senior health department official said. The death toll remained unchanged at 296. The state had reported 82 new infections on Sunday.
Arunachal Pradesh now has 361 active cases, while 64,680 people have recovered from the disease thus far, State Surveillance Officer (SSO) Lobsang Jampa said.
As many as 134 new cases of coronavirus have been detected in Maharashtra’s Thane district, taking its infection count to 7,33,483, a health official said on Monday.
With the addition of the latest cases on Sunday, the district currently has 896 active COVID-19 cases, he said.
No death was reported on Sunday and the COVID-19 fatality toll stood at 11,925, he said, adding that the recovery count has reached 7,22,952.
Arunachal Pradesh’s COVID-19 tally rose to 65,313 as 82 more people tested positive for the infection, the highest single-day spike this month, a senior health official said.
The northeastern state’s coronavirus death toll remained unchanged at 296 as no fresh fatality was recorded in the last 24 hours, State Surveillance Officer (SSO) Dr Lobsang Jampa said.
Arunachal Pradesh, which remained COVID-free for the last couple of months, has been witnessing a surge in fresh cases since July 1, much like some other parts of the country, the SSO said.
Punjab’s COVID-19 tally stands at 7,70,654 with 419 fresh cases, according to a medical bulletin.
The death toll reached 20,367 as four fatalities were reported from Faridkot (1), Jalandhar (2) and Patiala (1), the bulletin said.
Of the fresh cases, 75 were reported from Jalandhar, 59 from Ludhiana and 57 from Mohali, the bulletin said.
The active case count stands at 2,596 in Punjab.
202.17 cr Total Vaccine doses (92.99 cr Second Dose and 7.30 cr Precaution Dose) have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
16,82,390 doses administered in last 24 hours
India’s Active caseload currently stands at 1,50,877
Active cases stand at 0.34%
Recovery Rate currently at 98.46%
18,148 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to
16,866 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours
Deaths reported in last 24 hours : 41
Kerala added 13 backlog deaths
Daily positivity rate (7.03%)
Weekly Positivity Rate (4.49%)
87.27 cr Total Tests conducted so far; 2,39,751 tests conducted in the last 24 hours
Active Covid cases have declined from 1, 52,200 to 1,50,877: Union health ministry
Single day rise of 16, 866 new coronavirus infections, 41 fatalities push India’s COVID-19 tally to 4,39,05,621, deaths to 5,26,074: Government
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