1,805 new cases in 24 hours


A total of 1,805 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded in the last 24 hours in the country as per the official data released by the Union Health Ministry.
The official release stated that India’s active caseload currently stands at 10,300 with active cases standing at 0.02 per cent.
The Union Health Ministry in its release mentioned that a total of 932 recoveries were made in the last 24 hours increasing the total recoveries to 4,41,64,815. The recovery rate is currently at 98.79 per cent.
“A total of 220.65 crore comprising (Total Vaccine doses 95.20 crore Second Dose and 22.86 crore Precaution Dose) have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive,” the press release mentioned.
The daily positivity rate and weekly positivity rate stand at 3.19 per cent and 1.39 per cent, respectively.
“A total of 92.10 crore total tests conducted so far with 56,551 tests conducted in the last 24 hours,” the release said.
The Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Monday evening will hold a meeting with States’ health secretaries and senior officers, via video conferencing, to review the preparedness for Covid-19. Recently the Union Health Secretary and Dr Rajiv Bahl, DG, ICMR issued a joint advisory to the States/UTs chief secretaries and Senior Health Officers to keep a close watch on the evolving etiologies (causes of diseases) of influenza.
About 2.20 lakh tests were done in the state in the last 7 days and 265 positive Covid cases were found.
Currently, there are 262 active cases in the state and none of them is in critical condition. Everyone is recovering at home, Adityanath informed.
At present, 35 to 40 per cent of the total Covid tests being conducted in the country are being carried out in Uttar Pradesh. This needs to be increased further in view of vigilance and security, he said.
According to last week’s results, the maximum numbers of cases were found in Lucknow, Ghaziabad and Gautam Budh Nagar.
The officials informed the chief minister that the condition of all the 38 people found positive in a school in Lakhimpur is fine and everyone has been quarantined