COVID-19: 1,68,063 new cases of infection in a day, 277 patients died


After more than one and a half lakh cases of COVID infection were reported in the country for the third consecutive day, the total number of cases has increased to 3,58,75,790. Of these, there are 4,461 cases of Omicron form. More than 31.05 crore cases of infection have been registered worldwide and more than 54.95 lakh people have lost their lives due to the epidemic.

A health worker at the COVID Center set up in a banquet hall in Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: After the arrival of 1,68,063 new cases of corona virus infection in the country, the total cases of infection increased to 3,58,75,790. According to the updated data of the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday, 4,461 of these cases are also of Omicron nature.

According to the data updated at 8 am, the highest number of patients under treatment after 208 days in the country was recorded at 8,21,446, while the death toll of COVID-19 has reached 4,84,213 due to the death of 277 more patients.

Out of Omicron’s 4,461 cases, 1,711 people have so far recovered or have returned abroad.

According to the data released by Johns Hopkins University of America, meanwhile, the total cases of corona virus infection in the whole world have increased to 31,05,04,222 and so far 54,95,677 people have lost their lives.

Maharashtra has the highest number of 1,247 cases. After this, 645 cases have been registered in Rajasthan, 546 in Delhi, 479 in Karnataka and 350 in Kerala.

The ministry said that the patients under treatment account for 2.29 percent of the total cases of infection, while the national recovery rate from COVID-19 has come down to 96.36 percent.

In the last 24 hours, the number of patients undergoing treatment for COVID has increased by 97,827. According to the ministry, the daily infection rate was recorded at 10.65 percent while the weekly infection rate is 8.85 percent.

The number of people who have recovered from the disease has increased to 3,45,70,131 while the death rate due to infection has been recorded at 1.35 percent.

Under the National COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign, 152.89 crore doses of vaccine have been given in the country so far.

Of the 277 patients who died in the last 24 hours, 166 were from Kerala and 17 from Delhi.

Out of the total 4,84,213 deaths due to COVID-19 in the country so far, 1,41,647 patients are from Maharashtra, 49,757 are from Kerala. After this 38,374 have died from Karnataka, 36,866 from Tamil Nadu, 25,177 from Delhi, 22,932 from Uttar Pradesh and 19,917 from West Bengal.

According to the ministry, more than 70 percent of the deaths are due to the patients having 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

Talking about COVID 19 infection in the month of January, in one day or 24 hours, 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 new cases were registered on January 5, 37,379 on January 4, 33,750 on January 3, 27,553 on January 2 and 22,775 on January 1.

Talking about the people who lost their lives in the last 24 hours in this month, 146 on January 10, 327 on January 9, 285 on January 8, 302 on January 7, 325 on January 6, 534 on January 5, 124 on January 4. 123 people died on 3 January, 284 on 2 January and 406 on 1 January.

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 maximum 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 were 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.

Covid-19: Click here to know which month and how many cases were registered in the year 2021.

(with input from news agency language)

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