J&K records 20 new Covid cases
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir registered 20 fresh COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking its cumulative tally to 4,78,992, officials said.
No fresh fatality was reported, they said.
While nine cases were reported from the Jammu division, Kashmir Valley accounted for 11 cases, the officials said.
In Kashmir, Kupwara reported four cases, Srinagar and Budgam districts reported three cases each, Pulwama reported one fresh case today.
In Jammu division, Jammu district reported six cases, Kishtwar two and Udhampur reported one fresh case.
The Union Territory has so far recorded 4,785 deaths – 2,433 in Kashmir and 2,352 in Jammu division.
At present, there are 161 active cases in Jammu and Kashmir — 101 in Kashmir and 60 in Jammu division. The number of recoveries stands at 4,74,046, the officials said, adding 31 more patients were discharged from various hospitals, including 21 from Kashmir and 10 from Jammu division in the last 24 hours after their recuperation.
Officials said 4,373 doses of Covid vaccines were administered in the last 24 hours, bringing the cumulative number of doses administered across Jammu and Kashmir till date to 2,45,46,882.
Active Covid cases in country decline to 46,216
New Delhi: With 4,510 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,45,47,599, while the active cases declined to 46,216, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.
The death toll climbed to 5,28,403 with 33 fatalities, which includes 19 deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.10 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate increased to 98.71 percent, the ministry said.
A decline of 1,163 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 1.33 percent and the weekly positivity at 1.80 percent, according to the ministry.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,39,72,980, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.19 percent.
According to the ministry, 216.95 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
The 14 fatalities reported in the last 24 hours include three from Rajasthan and two each from Karnataka and Maharashtra.