India logs 4,043 fresh Covid cases, 15 deaths

India


New Delhi, Sep 20 : India on Tuesday reported 4,043 fresh Covid infections and 15 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said. With the fresh fatalities, the death toll due to Covid mounted to 5,28,370. On Monday, 4,858 infections were recorded. Active caseload presently stands at 47,379 cases, accounting for 0.11 per cent of the country's total positive cases. The recovery of 4,676 patients in the last 24 hours took the cumulative tally to 4,39,67,340. Consequently, the recovery rate stands at 98.71 per cent. Meanwhile, daily positivity rate stands at 1.37 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate in the country at 1.81 per cent. Also in the same period, a total of 2,95,894 tests were conducted, increasing the overall tally to over 89.20 crore. As of Tuesday morning, Covid vaccination coverage exceeded 216.83 crore. Over 4.08 crore adolescents have been administered with first dose of Covid-19 vaccine since the beginning of inoculation drive for this age bracket. /IANS




Related

Covid emergency phase closer to end but Omicron transmission remains: WHO
Geneva, Dec 3 : The World Health Organization (WHO) said that although the world is "much closer" to end the emergency phase of the Covid-19 pandemic,

UK Covid cases again rise above 1 million in a week
London, Dec 3 : The number of Covid-19 cases in the UK has again increased above one million, in a worrying sign of a new winter wave, according to th

Two transgender doctors in Telangana get govt jobs
Hyderabad, Dec 1 : Two transgender doctors made history in Telangana by landing jobs as medical officers in the government-run Osmania General Hospita