Covid-19: India records 68 new fatalities, 24 only in Kerala

According to data from the Ministry of Family and Health Welfare on Saturday, India recorded 15,815 new Covid-19 infections and 68 deaths, of which 24 were covered by Kerala. With this, the active caseload has gone up to 1,19,264, which is 0.27% of the total cases in the country.

The data also shows that 20,018 people have recovered from the coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recoveries to 4,35,93,112. The recovery rate is 98.54%, while the daily and weekly positivity rates currently stand at 4.36% and 4.79% respectively.

A total of 24,43,064 doses of Kovid-19 vaccine were given in the last 24 hours as part of the nationwide campaign, the ministry said.

So far, the Center has provided 198.61 crore (1,98,61,41,995) vaccine doses to the States/UTs, of which 7.17 crore (7,17,26,040) remaining and unused COVID vaccine doses are still available with them. Huh. ,

Meanwhile, Delhi recorded over 2000 new COVID cases for the fifth consecutive day on Friday, the city’s health department said. The positivity rate also increased from 13.84% on Thursday to 15.02% yesterday. The worrying thing is that 10 people have died in the city within just 24 hours, which is the highest in about six months. On February 13, 12 people died due to the viral disease in the national capital.

People coming to the markets should maintain physical distance by wearing masks. However, it is not difficult to do so, as traders complain that people are becoming complacent and not following the protocol, according to the news agency. PTI.

The Center has also asked the states to ensure that there is no large gathering for the Independence Day celebrations in the wake of COVID-19. On an average, more than 15,000 coronavirus cases are being reported daily in India.

Apart from this, the central government has also directed seven states – Delhi, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Telangana to continue to monitor the spread of the infection, to report the increase in the number of COVID cases and advised them That is to increase the speed of vaccination, especially the administration of free precautionary doses to all people over the age of 18.

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