In the last 24 hours, 1,702 new cases of Omicron were reported in the country, which is the highest in terms of cases reported in a day so far and it has increased by 28.17 percent since Saturday.
According to experts, it is not possible to do genome sequencing of each sample, but emphasized that this wave of virus is mainly due to Omicron.
According to the updated data of the ministry till 8 am, the number of active cases in the country was recorded at 15,50,377 in the last 225 days, while the death toll increased to 4,86,066 with the death of 314 patients during the last 24 hours. happened.
According to the data released by Johns Hopkins University of America, the total cases of corona virus infection in the whole world have increased to 32,62,10,360 and so far 55,35,662 people have lost their lives.
According to the Ministry of Health, the cases under treatment in India are 4.18 percent of the total cases of infection, while the national recovery rate from COVID-19 has come down to 94.51 percent.
An increase of 1,32,557 cases was registered in the cases under treatment in the last 24 hours. The daily infection rate was recorded at 16.28 percent, while the weekly infection rate was 13.69 percent.
The number of people who have recovered from the disease has increased to 3,50,85,721, while the death rate is 1.31 percent.
Out of 314 new cases of death in the last one day, 106 patients are from Kerala and 39 from West Bengal.
Out of 4,86,066 deaths in the country so far, the maximum number of 1,41,779 patients died in Maharashtra, 50,674 in Kerala, 38,418 in Karnataka, 36,967 in Tamil Nadu, 25,335 in Delhi, 22,953 in Uttar Pradesh and 20,052 died in West Bengal.
The ministry has emphasized that more than 70 percent of the deaths are due to other serious diseases.
According to the data, there were one lakh cases of COVID-19 in the country in 110 days and in 59 days they had crossed 10 lakhs.
It took 21 days for the total number of cases of COVID-19 infection in India to reach from 10 lakh to 20 lakh (as on 7 August 2020), while it took 16 more days to reach the number of 20 to 30 lakh (23 August 2020) . However, it has taken only 13 days to reach from 30 lakhs to 40 lakhs (5 September 2020).
At the same time, after 40 lakhs, it took only 11 days to cross the number of 50 lakhs (16 September 2020). It took 12 days for the number of cases to go from 50 lakh to 60 lakh (as on 28 September 2020). It took 13 days to get 60 to 70 lakhs (11 October 2020). It took 19 days to be 70 to 80 lakhs (on 29 October 2020) and 13 days to be 80 to 90 lakhs (on 20th November 2020). It took 29 days to go from 90 lakh to one crore (on 19 December 2020).
After this 107 days, i.e. on April 5, 2021, the cases exceeded 1.25 crore, but it took only 15 days (19 April 2021) for the cases of infection to exceed 1.5 crore and then only 15 days later on May 4, 2021, the situation was critical. The figure went beyond 1.5 crores to two crores while reaching in. After 4 May 2021, in about 50 days, on 23 June 2021, the cases of infection had crossed 30 million.
Virus cases and deaths
If we talk about COVID 19 infection in the month of January, then in one day or 24 hours, on January 15, 2,68,833, on January 14, 2,64,202, on January 13, 2,47,417, on January 12, 1,94,720, on January 11, 1, 68,063, 1,79,723 on January 10, 1,59,632 on January 9, 1,41,986 on January 8, 1,17,100 on January 7, 90,928 on January 6, 58,097 on January 5, 37,379 on January 4, 33,750 on January 3, On January 2, 27,553 new cases were registered and on January 1, 22,775 new cases were registered.
Talking about the people who lost their lives in the last 24 hours in this month, 402 on 15 January, 315 on 14 January, 380 on 13 January, 442 on 12 January, 277 on 11 January, 146 on 10 January, 327 on 9 January. , 285 on January 8, 302 on January 7, 325 on January 6, 534 on January 5, 124 on January 4, 123 on January 3, 284 on January 2 and 406 on January 1.
The nationwide vaccination campaign against COVID-19 completed one year on Sunday. During this entire year, about 156.76 crore doses of vaccine were given.
According to health ministry officials, about 92 percent of the adult population has received at least one dose, while about 68 percent have been vaccinated.
The Center will issue a postage stamp on Sunday afternoon to mark the completion of one year of the vaccination campaign.
The campaign began on January 16 last year, when in the first phase, health workers were given doses of the vaccine. After this, vaccination for Frontline Workers started from February 2 (2021).
The next phase of COVID-19 vaccination started from March 1, 2021, in which people above 60 years of age and those above 45 years of age who had other serious diseases were vaccinated.
In the next phase of the campaign, vaccination of all people above 45 years started from April 1, 2021. The government had expanded the scope of the campaign from May 1, 2021, by allowing vaccination of all people above the age of 18 years.
After this, the next phase of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign for adolescent girls in the age group of 15 to 18 started from January 3 this year.
India began administering a preventive dose of the COVID vaccine to health care and frontline workers on January 10, including polling personnel deployed in five polling states and those aged 60 years and above. .
Precautionary doses are being given as part of an exercise to prevent the spread of the Omicron form of the corona virus.
The Health Ministry has claimed that India’s vaccination program has been one of the most successful and one of the largest in comparison to many developed western countries with very low populations for vaccination.
According to the interim report till 7 am on Sunday, more than 156.76 crore doses have been given under COVID-19 vaccination in the country. Along with giving 43.19 lakh precautionary doses, 3,38,50,912 beneficiaries in the age group of 15 to 18 have been given the first dose.
May of last year has been the deadliest month
During the second wave of COVID-19 in May 2021 alone, more than 92,87,158 cases of corona virus were reported in India, which is the highest number of infections recorded in a month.
Apart from this, in May 2021, 1,20,833 people also lost their lives due to this disease. So many cases and so many deaths have not been recorded in any other month.
In this way, this month was the worst and deadliest month during this epidemic.
On 7 May 2021, the highest number of 4,14,188 cases of COVID-19 were reported in 24 hours and on 19 May 2021, the maximum number of 4,529 patients lost their lives.
Daily new cases remained below three lakh from May 17 to May 24, 2021 and then below two lakh from May 25 to May 31, 2021. The maximum number of 3,745,237 patients were treated in the country on 10 May 2021.
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