India Records 2.47 Lakh New Covid Cases

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers over the Covid situation today (13-01-2021). This is the second review meeting by the prime minister with in a week.

New Delhi: India on Thursday reported nearly 2.47 lakh coronavirus cases, the highest single-day rise in the ongoing Third wave. The Total Cases Tally to 3.63 crore, this Includes 5,488 Omicron Variant Cases.

The active cases comprise 3.08 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has decreased to 95.59 per cent. An increase of 84,825 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry data updated this morning.

As many as 380 people have died of Covid during the past 24-hour, according to the Health Ministry. This includes 199 deaths in Kerala in the last few months, added based on pending appeals after the last Supreme Court guidelines.

Maharashtra, one of the worst-hit states by the Covid pandemic, added 46,723 new COVID-19 cases, up more than 27 per cent from a day ago, taking the overall tally above the 70-lakh mark. The new cases included 86 infections of the highly contagious Omicron strain, pushing their cumulative count in the state to 1,367, according to the state health department.

Delhi reported 27,561 fresh Covid cases, which is a 29 per cent rise over the cases in the last 24 hours and the most number of cases in a day since April. The positivity rate has touched 26 per cent, which is the highest in seven months.

New cases in Kerala crossed 10,000-mark for the first time after three months as the state reported 12,742 infections on Wednesday. Twenty-three virus-related deaths were also reported during the period. State Health Minister has said that the cases are primarily Delta as of now.

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