The recent surge in Covid cases raises concerns as active cases increase to 65,286, with a total of 4.48 crore cases recorded to date
India has witnessed a significant rise in Covid cases, registering 12,591 new infections in a single day, the highest number in approximately eight months. According to Union Health Ministry data, the active case burden has climbed to 65,286, prompting increased vigilance and caution among the public and health officials.
Covid Situation in India
As per the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday, India’s death toll has reached 5,31,230 with 40 new fatalities, which includes 11 reconciled by Kerala. The total tally of Covid cases in the country stands at 4.48 crore.
Positivity Rates and Recovery
The daily positivity rate is reported to be 5.46 percent, while the weekly positivity rate is 5.32 percent. Active cases now make up 0.15 percent of the total infections, and the national Covid-19 recovery rate is 98.67 percent.
The number of people who have recovered from the disease has surged to 4,42,61,476, and the case fatality rate is recorded at 1.18 percent.
India’s nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive has administered over 220.66 crore doses of the vaccine. The mass vaccination campaign plays a crucial role in combating the virus and preventing severe health outcomes in the population.
Future Concerns and Precautions
The recent surge in Covid cases serves as a reminder that the pandemic is far from over. With new variants of the virus emerging and evolving, it is essential to remain vigilant and continue adhering to public health guidelines.
Individuals should continue practicing social distancing, wearing masks, and maintaining proper hygiene to curb the spread of the virus. Additionally, those who have not yet been vaccinated should consider getting immunized as soon as possible to protect themselves and their communities.