According to the Ministry of Health, the number of active cases in the country has come down to 11,67,952, which is 4 percent of the total cases of infection. After the last two months, the number of active cases has come down to less than 12 lakhs.
Health workers taking samples to test for corona virus (signal picture)
94,052 new cases of corona virus infection have been reported in the country. This is the third consecutive day when less than 1 lakh new cases have been registered. On Wednesday, 1,51,367 people were cured of the infection. According to the Union Health Ministry, 6,148 new deaths have been registered across the country. Which is the highest number ever reported in a day. So far 3,59,676 people have died due to COVID-19 in the country, which is 1.22 percent of the total cases of infection.
The new deaths reported also include the figures revised by the Bihar government. The state health department revised the figures on Wednesday, taking the death toll in Bihar to 9,429 from 5,458 on Tuesday. 3,951 new deaths have been added in the amendment, due to which the number of new deaths in the country has crossed 6 thousand. However, the state government did not say when these additional deaths occurred.
After the arrival of new cases, the total number of infection cases in the country has increased to 2,91,83,121. In this, more than 2.76 crore people have been cured, which is 94.77 percent of the total cases. According to the Ministry of Health, the number of active cases in the country has come down to 11,67,952, which is 4 percent of the total cases of infection. After the last two months, the number of active cases has come down to less than 12 lakhs.
On Wednesday, Tamil Nadu reported the highest number of 17,321 new cases and recorded 405 deaths. The number of active cases here is 2.04 lakh. After this, Kerala had the highest number of 16,204 new cases and 156 deaths were reported. At the same time, 10,989 new cases came in Maharashtra and 261 people died. And in Karnataka 10,959 new cases were registered and 192 people died. The number of people getting treatment in the state is 2.15 lakh.
So far 24.27 crore vaccine doses have been administered
The Health Ministry said that the weekly positivity rate in the country has come down to 5.43 percent. At the same time, the infection rate in the new cases that came today was 4.69 percent. This is the 17th consecutive day, when the positivity rate has been registered below 10 percent. On Wednesday, 20.04 lakh samples were tested across the country. According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), more than 37.21 crore samples have been tested so far in the country.
So far 24,27,26,693 doses of corona vaccine have been administered in India. According to the latest data of the Union Health Ministry, 33.79 lakh doses were administered across the country on Wednesday. So far 19.54 crore people have been given the first dose and more than 4.72 crore people have been given both doses. At the same time, 3.38 crore people in the age group of 18-44 years have been given the first dose and 4.05 lakh people have been given the second dose.
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