Corona Case Update: The country saw a slight increase in daily coronavirus cases after registering less than 20,000 cases for two consecutive days. India reports 23,529 new covids According to the Union Health Ministry, in the last 24 hours, 28,718 were cured and 311 deaths were reported.
Active cases: 2,77,020
Total cases: 3,37,39,980
Total recoveries: 3,30,14,898
Death toll: 4,48,062
Total Vaccinations: 88,34,70,578 (65,34,306 in last 24 hours)
Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.82% which is the lowest since March 2020
The recovery rate currently stands at 97.85%, the highest since March 2020.
Kerala on Wednesday recorded 12,161 fresh COVID-19 cases and 155 deaths, taking the caseload to 46,64,971 and the toll to 24,965.
The number of people who have recovered from the infection since Tuesday stood at 17,862, taking the total number of recoveries to 44,95,904 and the number of active cases to 1,43,500, an official press release said.
90,394 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.
Among 14 districts, Thrissur reported the highest number of cases with 1,541, followed by Ernakulam (1,526), Thiruvananthapuram (1,282), Kozhikode (1,275) and Malappuram (1,017).
Of the new cases, 86 were health workers, 64 from outside the state and 11,413 infected by contact, the source of 598 is unclear.
According to a bulletin issued by the state health ministry, Maharashtra recorded 3,187 new COVID-19 cases and 49 fresh deaths on Wednesday, taking the number of infections to 65,47,793 and the toll to 1,39,011.
The bulletin said that 3,253 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, taking the number of recoveries to 63,68,530.
Maharashtra now has 36,675 active cases and the state’s COVID-19 recovery rate is 97.26 percent, while the death rate is 2.12 percent.
Ahmednagar district reported the highest number of 561 new infections in the state.
Among Maharashtra’s eight regions, Mumbai region recorded the highest number of 1,064 new COVID-19 cases, followed by Pune region with 1,020 cases. Nashik region recorded 738, Kolhapur 220, Latur 84, Aurangabad 43, Akola 11 and Nagpur region seven new cases.
(with PTI inputs)