India Passes the 12,000-Case Mark, With 65,289 Cases Active Today
According to information provided by the health ministry, India broke the 12,000 barrier on Thursday and recorded 12,591 new infections of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of active cases to 65,289 in total.
The nation passed the 10,000 threshold on Wednesday, reporting 10,542 coronavirus infections, 38 fatalities, and 11 of those were confirmed by Kerala. The number of ongoing cases increased to 63,562, while the overall death toll increased to 5,31,190.
4,42,50,649 persons have recovered from the illness, and the case fatality rate has been reported at 1.18 percent.
1,757 Covid Cases, 6 Fatalities in Delhi
According to information provided by the city's health department, the national capital on Wednesday had 1,757 instances of Covid-19, six fatalities, and a positive rate of 28.63 percent. With the most recent deaths, Delhi has now had 26,578 fatalities. 377 of the 7,967 available beds are taken.
In contrast to Monday's 1,017 instances, the city had 1,537 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday.
According to officials, the Delhi prisons department has told imprisoned prisoners not to congregate in one location and to routinely wash their hands in light of the escalating number of instances of COVID in the nation's capital.
According to the official, the 50-bed central hospital was able to accommodate the five active Covid cases in Tihar prison after they tested positive around 10 days ago.
They are in good health and will shortly be released. Another official stated that inmates may also be sent to the DDU or LNJP hospitals.
Mumbai Logs 234 Cases, One Death
Mumbai on Wednesday reported 234 new coronavirus positive cases, taking the city's overall tally to 11,61,136, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said. A 73-year-old male with chronic kidney disease - succumbed to the infection during the day, which raised the death toll to 19,755, it said.
While the Maharashtra state logged 1,100 new coronavirus infections and four fatalities, according to the bulletin by the health department.
Thane city, Pune city and Satara district recorded one fatality each.
Witht the new cases, the number of active cases in the state has reached to 6,102 while the state's Covid-19 case tally rose to 81,58,393, and death toll to 1,48,489.