India reports 6,594 new COVID-19 Patients on Tuesday
India’s active cases rise above 50,000 for the first time since March 7th
New Delhi : The number of active corona patients in the country has crossed 50 thousand. However, there has been a decrease in new infections in the last 24 hours. The surprising thing is that in the last seven days, in just seven days, the infection has reached four to 15 states of the country.
According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday morning, 6594 new infections were found, but the number of active patients has increased to 50548. On Monday, 8084 new patients were found. The daily infection rate had also reached 3.24 percent on Monday after four months. After the last 122 days in the country, for the first time on Monday, the corona infection rate had crossed three percent. Earlier on February 11, the infection rate was recorded at 3.50 percent, but on Tuesday it came down to 2.05 percent.
covid report at a glance
- 6,594 patients were found in the last 24 hours
- Total cases so far increased to 4,32,36,695
- Active cases increased by 2553 in 24 hours
- The current number of active cases is 50,548
- Active cases 0.12 percent of the total cases
- The current Covid recovery rate is 98.67 percent
- Daily infection rate 2.05, weekly rate 2.32
- 4,26,61,370 people who have recovered from the epidemic so far
- Corona’s death rate is 1.21 percent
- The total dose of Covid vaccines administered so far is 195.35 crores
Corona infection above 5% in 50 districts
The sharp increase in the cases of corona also depends on the daily tests. In a report released by the Union Health Ministry on Monday, it has been found that between June 6 and 12, corona infection has gone up by more than five percent in 50 districts of the country. Whereas before June 6, the number of these districts was 28. In Mizoram, Pondicherry, and Arunachal Pradesh, the infection has reached 70 percent. That is, during the investigation here during a week, seven out of 10 samples have been found corona infected.
Where is the infection rate in more infected districts
One district each of Nagaland, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal is in the Yellow Zone. Similarly, in four out of 11 districts of Delhi, South, East, North West, and Central Delhi, the infection is between five and five and a half percent. Apart from these, there is an infection of 9.40 in Gurugram in Haryana, 7.08 in Faridabad, and 6.41 percent in Panchkula. Similarly, the infection is spreading rapidly in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Goa, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Mizoram.
The role of the new variant is not ruled out
Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Health said Corona spread is faster than before. The role of a new variant may also be behind this, but it has not yet been confirmed by INSACOG and scientific teams.
Effect of Delhi on entire NCR
A senior Health Ministry official said the effect of Delhi is visible on the entire NCR. The infection has reached the Yellow Zone in Gautam Budh Nagar, Gurugram, and Faridabad, adjacent to the three borders of Delhi. Whereas the situation in Ghaziabad and Sonipat is still largely under control. He said the ministry has asked the Uttar Pradesh and Haryana governments to immediately increase surveillance in these two cities. So that the spread of infection can be brought under control as soon as possible.
Rising Cases Of Covid: The Pandemic Is Not Over Yet, Mandaviya Appeals to the People to be Vigilant, and Gives Instructions to the States
In view of the increasing cases of corona infection in some states, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Monday that the epidemic is not over yet and it is necessary to remain vigilant and follow the rules of prevention from the corona. The Union Health Minister also appealed to the States and Union Territories to increase surveillance and focus on genome sequencing to detect new variants.
In a statement issued by the Ministry of Health, Mandaviya said in a meeting held through video conference with health ministers and senior officials of states and union territories to review the progress of vaccination under the ‘Har Ghar Dastak 2.0’ campaign. Somewhere things Referring to the increase in infection rate and decrease in testing in some states and districts, Mandaviya said that more tests in time will help in the early identification of the infected.
This will also help in controlling the pace of the spread of infection in the country. Emphasis on five-point strategy The Union Health Ministry emphasized adopting a five-point strategy of implementation of measures related to testing, detection, treatment, vaccination, and prevention of Kovin. He also asked to follow the guidelines related to the surveillance of travelers coming from other countries.
Emphasizing special attention to children and the elderly, he said that it is necessary to increase the speed of giving first and second doses to children in the age group of 12-17 years so that children can go to school with the safety of the vaccine. Under the Har Ghar Dastak Abhiyan, he also stressed upon the people above 60 years of age to apply vigilance dose on a priority basis.
At the same time, the experts said, stating that the increasing cases of corona are necessary as the new normal, the experts emphasized wearing masks, applying booster doses, and following the rules of prevention from the corona. Dr. Herschel R Salve, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communicable Diseases, Delhi AIIMS, said that the cases are increasing due to the new sub-variant of Omicron, but the symptoms are not severe and most people do not need hospitalization.
Dr. Rahul Pandit, Director, Critical Care Department at Fortis Hospital, Mumbai, also said that the cases are increasing because of Omicron’s BA.1 and BA.2 and some sub-variants. Cases may increase in the future, experts said that normal life is slowly gaining momentum, so it is natural for cases to increase. Mutations can also happen further, so there is a need to be cautious. He also did not rule out the possibility of cases reaching a peak in the coming days.
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