For the week ended July 3 (Sunday), India recorded the highest number of Kovid-19 weekly numbers in four months, surpassing cases of a coronavirus deficiency. Some states, including West Bengal and Odisha, which witnessed the Rath Yatra festival and flood-hit Assam, have seen a multiplication of Kovid-19 cases.
Meanwhile, states like Maharashtra and Delhi, which had earlier reported an increase in cases, show a decline in the graph.
In addition, in the alarming sample, at least 192 deaths were recorded in the week from June 27 to July 3, up 54% from 125 last week.
According to figures released by the Union Ministry of Health, 16,103 new covid cases were reported in India in a 24-hour period, a slight decrease from the previous day’s count of 17,092 on Sunday.
During the same period, another 31 Kovid deaths were recorded in the country, bringing the death toll across the country to 5,25,199.
Meanwhile, the active caseload in the country has also increased to 1,11,711, which is 0.26 per cent of the total positive cases in the country.
In the last 24 hours, 13,929 patients have been cured, bringing the total number to 4,28,65,519. As a result, India’s recovery rate is 98.54 percent.
Meanwhile, India’s daily positivity rate has also risen marginally to 4.27 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is currently 3.81 per cent.
A total of 2,962 Kovid-19 cases were reported in Maharashtra on Sunday, including 761 in Mumbai and another patient and six deaths in the BA.4 subtype of Omicron, the health department said in a bulletin. With the latest increase, the number of infections in Maharashtra has reached 79,85,296 and the death toll due to Kovid-19 has risen to 1,47,940. A day earlier, there were 2,971 cases and five deaths in the state.
The state now has 22,485 active cases remaining. Another patient with BA.4 subtype of Omicron has been found, the health bulletin said. A 60-year-old female patient in Mumbai has been fully vaccinated. On June 16, her coronavirus test came back positive. The patient had only mild symptoms of Kovid-19 and was cured in isolation at home, it said. The combined number of BA.4 and BA.5 patients in the state is 64 15 in Pune, 34 in Mumbai, four each in Nagpur, Thane and Palghar and three in Raigad.
In Mumbai, 761 new Covid-19 cases and three deaths have been reported, while one each due to Covid-19 has been reported from Thane Municipal Corporation, Pune and Gadchiroli districts. The death rate in Maharashtra is now 1.85 per cent.
In the last 24 hours, a total of 3,918 patients have been cured of corona infection, bringing the total number of cured patients in Maharashtra to 78,14,871. At present, the cure rate in the state is 97.87 per cent. A total of 36,858 tests have been conducted in the last 24 hours in the state, bringing the total number of samples tested so far to 8,21,19,146. The statistics of Kovid-19 in Maharashtra are as follows: Fresh cases: 2,962, New deaths: 6, Active cases: 22,485, Trials: 36,858; Total cases 79,85,296, total death toll 1,47,940.
Delhi saw a slight decline in fresh covid cases in the last 24 hours on Sunday, to 648 from 678 reported the day before, but five new covid-related deaths occurred, according to the government health bulletin.
Meanwhile, the covid positive rate has increased marginally to 4.29 per cent and the number of active cases is 3,268, of which 2,459 are being treated in home isolation.
In the last 24 hours, 785 patients have been cured, bringing the total number of cured to 19,07,474.
In West Bengal, 1,822 new Kovid-19 cases were reported on Sunday, with a positivity rate of 14.10 per cent, according to the state health department. Three more Kovid-19 patients have died, bringing the total to 21,225.
There are currently 10,583 active patients in the state. Of these, 304 patients had to be hospitalized. New cases were reported after testing 12,921 samples. So far 20,34,485 Kovid-19 cases have been reported in the state. A total of 20,02,677 patients have been cured, including 526 patients in the last 24 hours.
There has been an increase in the number of new cases of coronavirus in Tamil Nadu. In the last 24 hours, 2,672 patients, including two returning from the Maldives, have been found, bringing the total number so far to 34,82,775, the health department said on Sunday. No casualties were reported in the last 24 hours and the death toll remained at 38,026, a bulletin said.
In the last 24 hours, 1,487 people recovered from the virus, leaving a total of 34,30,245 people with 14,504 active infections. In Chennai, 1,072 new cases were reported, followed by Chengalpet 373, Coimbatore 145, Thiruvallur 131 and Tiruchirappalli 104, while the rest were spread across the districts. At least two new cases were reported in Tirupathur.
The state capital is leading in districts with 6,058 active infections and a total of 7,64,604 cases. A total of 33,289 samples have been tested in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of tests so far to 6,72,46,684, the bulletin said.
In Gujarat, 456 Kovid-19 cases were reported on Sunday, bringing the death toll to 12,33,698, while the death toll remained at 10,947, a state health official said. The number of recovery during the day increased by 386 to 12,19,203, bringing the active caseload in the state to 13,548, he added.
He said there are 207 cases in Ahmedabad, followed by 97 in Surat, 41 in Vadodara and 15 in Bhavnagar. A government release said that 11.15 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given in Gujarat so far, including 12,372 doses on Sunday.
Two new cases of Kovid-19 have been reported in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, bringing the number of active cases to seven, local officials said. The figures for Kovid-19 in Gujarat are as follows: 12,33,698 positive cases, 456 new cases, 10,947 deaths, 12,19,203 discharges, 3,548 active cases, so far no statistics have been released.
Kerala on Sunday recorded 3,322 new Covid-19 cases and two deaths bringing the total caseload in the state to 66,53,272 and the death toll to 70,048 respectively. The state has reported that 3,258 people have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours and the number of active cases has risen to 28,720, according to official figures.
On Saturday, the southern state recorded 3,642 new cases and nine deaths. With an average of more than 3,000 cases being reported daily in the state, while the number of coward cases has been steadily rising this month, the police department has recently ordered to ensure implementation of the state government’s directive to make it mandatory for all district police chiefs to wear masks. In public and at work, at meetings and when using transportation.
In Telangana, 457 new Kovid-19 cases were reported on Sunday, bringing the total number so far to 8,02,379. The highest number of 285 cases has been reported in Hyderabad district.
According to the health department bulletin, 494 people have recovered from the infection and the total number of those cured so far is 7,93,521. The recovery rate was 98.90 per cent.
The infectious disease caused no new deaths and the death toll remained at 4,111. The bulletin said 22,384 samples were tested today.
The number of active cases is 4,747, it said.
Odisha recorded 346 cases on Sunday, the highest increase in four months, bringing the number to 12,90,538, the health department said. The test positivity rate rose to 2.68 per cent from 1.7 per cent the previous day, it said. As on February 22, 428 cases were reported in the state.
The number of coronavirus deaths, however, remained at 9,126. Of the 12,897 samples, 49 children were involved in the latest infection. The highest number of 189 ODI cases was reported in Khurda, where the capital Bhubaneswar is located, followed by Cuttack with 51 cases, the department said.
There are now 1,310 active cases in Odisha, while a total of 12,80,049 people have recovered from the disease so far. Meanwhile, after Bhubaneswar, Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) officials have made it mandatory to wear masks in public places as part of precaution in the fight against the virus.
Another 110 Kovid-19 cases were reported in Assam, the highest number in a single day in four months, bringing the case load in the state to 7,25,036, the National Health Mission (NHM) bulletin said on Sunday. No new deaths have been reported from the virus, and the death toll remains unchanged at 6,639. In addition, 1,347 coronary heart disease patients have died since 2020 due to other causes, the bulletin said.
More than 100 cases were reported in mid-February in the state, which has seen an increase in covid-19 infections since mid-June. On Friday, 78 people tested positive for the infection.
A total of 28 more patients have recovered from the infection, bringing the total to 7,16,498. There are currently 550 active cases in Assam, up from 468 on the previous day.
The state has conducted 2,83,94,204 tests so far, including 1,350 on Saturday, the bulletin said. The positivity rate was 8.15 per cent and the recovery rate was 98.82 per cent.
The bulletin also states that 4,66,63,070 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been given in the state since the campaign began last year.
Coronavirus infection has increased in Himachal Pradesh and the number of cases in the state has increased five times in June as compared to May and there are 82 new cases in the first two days of July. The positivity rate has risen from 0.8 in May to 6.6 in July, an official said, calling the growth “worrying”.
Chief Medical Officer at Kangra, Dr. Gurdarshan Gupta on Sunday issued an alert regarding the increase in Kovid-19 cases in the district. “Currently, there is a huge increase in new cases of covid in Kangra. 93 cases were reported in April and the number was 86 in May, it suddenly reached 426 in June. In just two days in July, 82 new cases have been reported. Similarly, the positivity rate also increased from 0.8 in May to 6.6 in early July. This statistic is alarming. ”
Dr Gupta urged people to observe Kovid appropriate behavior, isolate immediately if fever or related symptoms are found and test themselves to prevent further spread of the infection.
(With agency input)
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