Coronavirus: India reports 1,59,632 fresh COVID-19 cases, 327 deaths
India reports 1,59,632 fresh COVID cases, 40,863 recoveries, and 327 deaths in the last 24 hours.
New Delhi: There is a rapid increase in the cases of Coronavirus infection in the country. Till two weeks ago, where 6-7 thousand new cases of covid-19 were being reported daily, now this figure has reached near 1.50 lakh. The third wave of Corona has started.
Corona latest update:
Experts believe that the peak of the third wave may come in February. Increasing infection cases have increased the concern of the state governments across the country. Record cases of covid-19 have been registered once again from Delhi and Maharashtra. On Saturday, 20,181 new cases of covid were reported from Delhi. Whereas in Maharashtra this figure has reached 41,434.
So far 3,623 cases of Omicron, a new variant of the corona virus, have been reported from 27 states and union territories of India. The Union Health Ministry has informed that so far 1,409 patients infected with this variant have been cured.
During the last 24 hours, 1,59,632 new cases of corona infection have been registered in India. During this 40,863 people were discharged. While 327 people died. The number of active corona patients in the country has now increased to 5,90,611.
Lockdown in Chennai:
In view of the increasing cases of corona infection, complete lockdown has been imposed in Chennai.
Amidst the increase in covid-19 cases, West Bengal has come in the list of top two states with the most active cases. The active corona patients in the state are more than 51,000. According to the Union Health Ministry, there are 51,384 active cases in West Bengal. In terms of the maximum number of active patients, West Bengal ranks second after Maharashtra, where the active caseload is 1,45,198.
Amidst the threat of Omicron, cases of corona infection are increasing continuously in the capital Delhi. On Saturday, 20,181 new cases of corona virus infection were reported in Delhi and seven patients died. While the positivity rate increased to 19.60 percent.
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