New Delhi: In the last 24 hours, 8635 fresh Covid-19 cases have been recorded. After almost eight months it has been the lowest single day rise in the country. In order to fight against the Covid-19 Pandemic, the country has been vaccinating much faster than any other country in the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed in his radio show ‘Mann Ki Baat’.
Also the government has started the world’s largest inoculation Drive from January 16. The government has vaccinated more than 39 lakhs since the inoculation drive, the Health Ministry’s records showed.
A year into the pandemic and after rounds of vaccination, India on Tuesday reported 94 Covid deaths in 24 hours, the lowest since May 14 last year.
There have been a total of 1,07,66,245 Covid-19 cases till date starting from January 30 last year. The first case for Covid-19 in India was reported in Kerala last year when a student from China Wuhan came back to Kerala.
The Covid-19 infections recorded in the last 24 hours have been the lowest since June. Earlier on June 2, 8171 cases have been recorded but now the lowest cases recorded in the last 24 hours after June has been 8635 cases.
More than 1.04 crore Covid-19 cases have been recovered till date. There have been 1,54,486 deaths recorded so far. Comparing the deaths since may 12, 87 deaths have been reported and now for the last 24 hours for the first time since May, 94 deaths have been recorded. Since October each day there has been a drop in the cases each day.
At present when there has been a declining trend in Covid-19 cases, Kerala and Maharashtra continue to report large numbers of cases. Both the states report 70% of the active Covid-19 cases in the country. Five states that are contributing towards the highest number of Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours are : Kerala (3,459), Maharashtra (1948), Tamil Nadu (502), Chhattisgarh (322) and Gujarat (298).
The national Capital has been on the path to recover. There have been only three deaths recorded in the last 24 hours.