India reports 1,61,386 new Covid-19 cases, positivity rate drops to 9.26% from 11.69% on Tuesday

India reports 1,61,386 new Covid-19 cases, positivity rate drops to 9.26% from 11.69% on Tuesday

New Delhi: India has reported 1,61,386 (1 lakh 61 thousand 3 hundred and 86) new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) reported on Wednesday. 

The country witnessed 1,733 deaths related to Coronavirus in a single day yesterday.

Here are updates of India Covid-19

– The case positivity rate stands at 9.26 per cent down from 11.69 per cent from Tuesday.

– The new cases are 2.19 per cent lower than 1,67,059 (1 lakh 67 thousand and 59) infections reported by Health Ministry on Tuesday.

– The weekly positivity rate today stands at 14.15 per cent.

– In the last 24 hours, 2,81,109 (2 lakh 81 thousand 1 hundred and 9) patients recovered from Covid-19, increasing the total recoveries in the country to 3,95,11,307 (3 crore 95 lakh 11 thousand 3 hundred and 7)

– The country’s recovery rate is now at 94.91 per cent. 

– Total Covid-19 fatalities in the country has now risen to 4,97,975 (4 lakh 97 thousand 9 hundred and 75).

– There are 16,21,603 (16 lakh 21 thousand 6 hundred and 3) active Covid-19 cases in India.

– Covid active cases in the country now comprise of 3.90 per cent.

– Till date, 4,16,30,885 (4 crore 16 lakh 30 thousand 8 hundred and 85) cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the country.

– The nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive was started in the country on January 16, 2021. Since the, 167.29 crore (1,67,29,42,707) vaccine doses have been administered in the country.

– In the last 24 hours, 57,42,659 (57 lakh 42 thousand 6 hundred and 59) vaccine doses have been administered in the country.

READ ALSO :  British-Indian singer Sur's first Hindi single '5 Star Lovin' out

– 9,34,022 (9 lakh 34 thousand and 22) people received their first dose of vaccine, while 30,09,368 (30 lakh 9 thousand 3 hundred and 68) got their second dose of vaccine.

– Vaccination for children between 15 and 18 years was started in the country on January 3, 2022. In the last 24 hours, 5,44,551 (5 lakh 44 thousand 5 hundred and 51) kids received their first dose, while 7,57,068 (7 lakh 57 thousand and 68) got their second dose.

– Precaution dose or booster shot (third dose) were administered to 4,97,650 (4 lakh 97 thousand 6 hundred and 50) beneficiaries.

– According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 17,42,793 (17 lakh 42 thousand 7 hundred and 93) samples were tested for Covid-19 across the country.

first published:Feb. 2, 2022, 10:56 a.m.

Source link