India Covid-19: Positivity rate rises sharply to 19.59%; 2,86,384 new cases, 573 deaths in last 24 hours

The new Covid-19 cases reported on Thursday are slightly higher than 2,85,914 infections reported on Wednesday.

India Covid-19: Positivity rate rises sharply to 19.59%; 2,86,384 new cases, 573 deaths in last 24 hours
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New Delhi: India's Covid-19 case positivity rate in the last 24 hours has risen sharply to 19.59 per cent against 16.16 per cent reported on Wednesday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) informed today morning.


The country has recorded 2,86,384 (2 lakh 86 thousand 3 hundred and 84) new Covid-19 cases, and 573 deaths in the last 24 hours. 


The new infections are slightly higher than 2,85,914 (2 lakh 85 thousand 9 hundred and 14) cases reported on Wednesday.




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Here's all the update on Covid-19 in India


- According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 14,62,261 (14 lakh 62 thousand 2 hundred and 61) samples were tested for Covid-19 on January 26, 2022. The tests for Coronavirus conducted on Wednesday were lesser than 17,69,745 (17 lakh 69 thousand 7 hundred and 45) samples which were screened the day before.


- Total 3,06,357 (3 lakh 6 thousand 3 hundred and 57) patients got recovered from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the total recoveries to 3,76,77,328 (3 crore 76 lakh 77 thousand 3 hundred and 28).


- The country's recovery rate currently stands at 93.33 per cent.


- India now has 22,02,472 (22 lakh 2 thousand 4 hundred and 72) active Covid-19 cases. Now, the active cases stand at 5.46 per cent of the total cases.


- Covid-19 case tally of India has now reached 4,03,71,500 (4 crore 3 lakh 71 thousand and 5 hundred). Total fatalities due to coronavirus has surged to 4,91,700 (4 lakh 91 thousand and 7 hundred).


- More than 163.84 crore (1,63,84,39,207) Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the country since the nationwide vaccination drive was started in India on January 16, 2021.


- In the last 24 hours, 22,35,267 (22 lakh 35 thousand 2 hundred and 67) Covid-19 vaccine doses were administered in India.


- On Wednesday, 4,26,387 (4 lakh 26 thousand 3 hundred and 87) people received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, while 13,64,261 (13 lakh 64 thousand 2 hundred and 61) beneficiaries got their second dose.


- 1,79,381 (1 lakh 79 thousand 3 hundred and 81) children between age of 15 and 18 years got their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in the last 24 hours.


- Precaution dose or booster shot (third dose) were administered to 2,65,238 (2 lakh 65 thousand 2 hundred and 38) beneficiaries in the last 24 hours. 




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