Covid-19 vaccine Latest Update, Coronavirus Third Wave Highlights, Coronavirus Cases and Fatality Rate India, India Coronavirus R Factor Highlights: India’s active cases dip to nearly 3.75 lakh; recovery rate betters to 97.54%; Single-day infection rate rises to 31% in Mizoram; Odisha logs below 500 new Covid-19 cases for first time in 5 months; Telangana sets new vax targets
Coronavirus Case and Fatality Rate in India, Coronavirus Third Wave Highlights: India’s Covid numbers are showing a marked improvement across all categories. Kerala, the epicentre of the latest corona outbreak, has also reported a decline of nearly 20 per cent in terms of the daily caseload in the week. The government data shows that in over 11 states, there are just 200 Covid-19 patients as of Sunday i.e September 12. In terms of the active cases, the country saw a dip of 26,000 infections in the last seven days.
Another encouraging sign is the positivity rate hovering near zero in states such as Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Bihar, the official data shows. All this is largely due to the brisk pace of vaccination. As per the CoWin data on September 12, over 74 crore eligible beneficiaries have received the Covid jabs since the mass vaccination drive began on January 16. The Covid shots are the way forward, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has also said. During an event on Sunday, Sitharaman said that the vaccine against coronavirus is the ‘medicine Indian economy needs’.
The COVID-19 tally in Madhya Pradesh rose to 7,92,353 on Monday with the addition of 12 fresh cases, while no new death due to the infection was reported in the state, a health department official said. The death toll remained unchanged at 10,517, the official added. The recovery count stands at 7,81,705, leaving the state with 131 active cases, he said. With 61,703 samples being examined during the day, the number of coronavirus tests in MP went up to 1,74,51,758, the official added. (PTI)
The number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu continued its upward graph on Monday, while 1,580 new cases pushed the cumulative tally beyond 26.35 lakh. New cases outnumbered the 1,509 recoveries today, while 22 persons succumbed to the virus, according to a government medical bulletin. The number of active cases stood at 16,522, 43 more than Sunday’s tally. Active cases have been showing an increasing trend for the past few days, with new infections outnumbering daily recoveries. (PTI)