Coronavirus cases decrease by 30% in 1 week, lowest rise recorded after 61 days

New Delhi: Over the last seven days, there has been a reduction of 30 percent in the number of coronavirus cases in India, while deaths have come down by 33 percent

For the first time after 81 days, less than 60,000 new Covid-19 cases have been found and the number of daily deaths has also been the lowest in 63 days. The country is rapidly coming out of the grip of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

According to Worldometer data, a total of 4,42,314 coronavirus cases have been reported in India over the last seven days, compared to 6,30,660 in the previous week.

The number of infected decreased

There have been 9,912 deaths in the last seven days while 14,823 people had lost their lives in the preceding seven days. If we look at the percentage, then in the last seven days, cases have reduced by 30 percent and deaths by 33 percent.

During this, the number of infected per 10 lakh population was 318 and the number of dead was recorded at seven. Globally, there has been a five percent reduction in infected and 10 percent in deaths.

1,576 people died in 24 hours

According to the data updated by the Union Health Ministry at 8 am on Sunday, 58,419 cases have been found, 1,576 deaths were reported and 87,619 people have recovered in the last 24 hours. For the last 38 days, more patients are recovering than new cases. Active cases are decreasing and daily and weekly infection rates also remain below five per cent.

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3.06 crore vaccine doses available with states

The Union Health Ministry said on Sunday that at present 3.06 crore doses of anti-coronavirus vaccine are available with the states and union territories. In the next three days, they will get 24.53 lakh more doses. 

A total of 29.10 crore doses have been provided to them so far. These doses have been provided free of cost by the Center and in the direct purchase category by the states.

More than 27.62 crore vaccine doses administered

According to the data of the Ministry of Health, more than 27.62 crore doses of vaccine have been given in the country so far. This also includes 33,72,742 doses given on Saturday. 

According to the ministry, a total of 5.39 crore people in the age group of 18 to 44 years have received the first dose and 12,23,196 have received the second dose.

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