Coronavirus Live Updates: Delhi reports over 1,000 new covid cases after 7 months

COVID-19 India LIVE Updates: The country’s active caseload now stands at 82,402.

New Delhi:

number of fresh covid cases in Delhi has crossed 1000 mark after 7 months, reached 1,313 – 42 per cent more than yesterday’s figures. The positivity rate touched 1.73 per cent, data from the health department showed. No fresh deaths were reported.

On May 26, the national capital had recorded 1,491 cases with a positivity rate of 1.93 per cent and 130 deaths.

The national capital had recorded 923 cases of coronavirus on Wednesday – a massive 86 per cent jump from Tuesday and the highest since May 30.

During this, 198 new cases of omicron have been reported in Maharashtra Amid fears over a third Covid wave, it recorded 5,368 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, a 37 per cent increase over the previous day. The new version has been labeled as “highly contagious” by experts.

Mumbai also saw a huge jump once again with 3,671 infections – 46% more than the previous day. Of 190 cases, the city also recorded most of the fresh Omicron patients in the state.

With 13,154 people testing positive for the coronavirus infection on Thursday, the total number of COVID-19 cases in India rose to 3,48,22,040, while the active cases rose to 82,402. The death toll rose to 4,80,860 with 268 fresh deaths, the data said.

Here are the live updates on coronavirus cases in India:

141 in Mumbai, without travel history, test positive for Omicron

The civic body said that 141 residents of Mumbai who had not traveled abroad recently tested positive for the Omicron version of the coronavirus on Thursday.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said that out of 153 persons found to have Omicron infection in the city during the day, only 12 had an international travel history.

But according to a Maharashtra government release issued earlier in the evening, out of the 198 omicron cases reported in the state, 190 were from Mumbai. The difference between state and BMC figures could not be reconciled.

US tells its citizens to avoid cruise travel even if fully vaccinated

US health officials on Thursday urged Americans to avoid cruise travel even if they have been vaccinated, citing a rise in Covid-19 cases prompted by the Omicron version.

“Avoid cruise travel, regardless of vaccination status,” said a posting on the website of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that has upgraded the travel notices on cruising to Level 4, based on its COVID risk scale. But the most.

“Even fully vaccinated passengers may be at risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19 variants,” the notice said.

According to an email from a CDC spokesperson, between December 15 and 29, there were 5,013 Covid cases in US waters reported to the CDC, 31 times higher than the level in the previous two weeks.