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Covid Update: The return of Covid-19; two-fold rise in new cases, deaths

Covid Update: India should pay close attention to recent developments regarding the global Corona pandemic. When compared to Thursday, the number of new corona cases in the nation has increased by approximately two times. The number of fatalities has doubled at the same time. On Friday the nation has received reports of more than 2,200 […]

Edited By : Divya Richa | Updated: Oct 28, 2022 10:27 IST
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Covid Update: India should pay close attention to recent developments regarding the global Corona pandemic. When compared to Thursday, the number of new corona cases in the nation has increased by approximately two times. The number of fatalities has doubled at the same time. On Friday the nation has received reports of more than 2,200 new Covid cases.

There have been 2,208 new corona cases recorded throughout the nation on Friday within the past 24 hours whereas 12 people have lost their life. On Thursday 1112 new cases of corona infection were reported in the nation while six persons died of Covid. The number of newly infected patients each day has increased by 1096 in comparison to Thursday.

According to the data released by the Ministry of Health on thursday morning, 2,200  new cases of corona infection have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours. While 3,619 people managed to beat the corona virus. With this, the number of active cases of corona in the country stood at 19,398.

With this, the total number of corona infected in the country has increased to 4 ,46 ,4988. While the number of people recovering has increased to 4,41691.

Recovery rate

According to the information given by the Ministry of Health, the number of people recovering from corona is increasing continuously. Now the recovery rate in the country has increased to 98.77 percent. At the same time, active cases comprise 0.77 percent of the total infection.

219.60 cr Total Vaccine doses (95.01 cr Second Dose and 22.06 cr Precaution Dose) have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Driveand 90.05 cr Total Tests conducted so far; 1,42,704 tests conducted in the last 24 hours

Vaccination coverage exceeds 219.60 Cr

India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 219.60 Cr (2,19,60,45,500) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.

COVID-19 vaccination for the age group 12-14 years was started on 16 March, 2022. So far, more than 4.12 Cr (4,12,41,936) adolescents have been administered with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Similarly, the COVID-19 precaution dose administration for age group 18-59 years also started from 10th April, 2022 onwards.

First published on: Oct 28, 2022 10:26 AM IST

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