1,082 fresh COVID-19 cases in India | The Financial Express

1,082 fresh COVID-19 cases in India

A decrease of 505 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

1,082 fresh COVID-19 cases in India
In June this year, an open, prospective cohort study of Junshi Biosciences’ VV116 in Chinese patients infected with COVID-19 Omicron variants demonstrated safety and efficacy of the oral antiviral drug within the early onset of infection. (File)

India’s coronavirus tally climbed to 4,46,59,447 on Saturday with 1,082 fresh infections, while the number of active cases declined to 15,200, according to Union health ministry data.

The toll due to the viral infection climbed to 5,30,486 with seven fatalities, including two deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.78 per cent, according to the ministry’s website.

A decrease of 505 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

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The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,41,13,761 and the case fatality rate stood at 1.19 per cent.

So far, 219.71 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive, according to the ministry’s website.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

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India crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 last year, three crore on June 23 and four crore on January 25 this year.

Of the five deaths reported in the span of 24 hours, two were from Delhi and one each from Maharashtra, Sikkim and Uttar Pradesh.

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First published on: 05-11-2022 at 01:35:49 pm
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