India reported 7,081 fresh COVID-19 cases and 264 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced on Sunday. The country’s active case volume is currently at 83,913, the lowest in 570 days.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), the active cases in the country make up less than 1 percent of the total cases, currently at 0.24 percent, which is the lowest since March last year.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health issued a statement saying: “India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has passed the 137 crore milestone (137,37,66,189) milestone today. More than 69 lakh (69,21,097) vaccine doses have been administered by The daily vaccination rate is expected to increase with the preparation of the final reports for the day late tonight. “
Here are the LIVE updates on coronavirus cases in India:
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.58 per cent. It has been less than 2 percent in the last 76 days. The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.61 percent. It has been below 1 percent for the past 35 days, according to the ministry.
137.46 kr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
India Active case volume is currently at 83,913, the lowest in 570 days
Current cases accounts for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.24%; Lowest since March 2020
Recovery rate currently at 98.38%; Highest since March 2020
7,469 recoveries in the last 24 hours, Total Recoveries increased to 3,41,78,940
Daily positivity (0.58%) less than 2% for the last 76 days
Weekly positivity rate (0.61%) less than 1% for the last 35 days
104 new COVID-19 cases in Thane district, 1 death
Thane has added 104 new cases of coronavirus, raising infection rates in the Maharashtra district to 5,71,122 on Sunday. These new cases were reported on Saturday. The virus also claimed the life of yet another person, pushing the death toll in the district to 11,600, adding that the COVID-19 mortality rate in Thane is 2.03 percent.
The Delhi government on Saturday transformed four private hospitals into dedicated centers for the treatment of the new COVID-19 variant Omicron.
These four hospitals are Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Max Hospital in Saket, Fortis Hospital in Vasant Kunj and Batra Hospital in the Tughlakabad area of the national capital.
Previously, only the state-run Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital was designated for Omicron treatment.
India has so far reported over 100 cases of Omicron. The country unveiled its first Omicron case on December 2 in Karnataka.