New Delhi: India has again registered over 2000 Covid cases while half of the caseload has been recorded in the national capital. The country logged 2,380 new Covid 19 cases today taking the active caseload at 13,43.
According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry, India reported a total of 313 more COVID-19 cases today in comparison to yesterday.
With this, the active caseload in the country is 0.03 per cent of the total cases. A total of 1,231 COVID patients recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries since the beginning of the pandemic to 4,25,14,479.
The recovery rate of the country now stands at 98.76 per cent. According to the Ministry, 56 patients succumbed to the virus. The death toll in the country is now at 5,22,062. The daily cases positivity rate also saw a rise from 0.49 per cent (on Wednesday) to 0.53 per cent.
The weekly positivity rate saw an uptick from 0.38 per cent (on Wednesday) to 0.43 per cent.
The national capital recorded 1009 new cases on Wednesday, a 60 per cent jump from a day ago while 314 patients have been cured and one death was recorded, according to the government health bulletin.
According to the data, out of the total 9,737 beds in hospitals, only 91 beds are full, which is about 0.93 percent. At the same time, 0.64 percent of beds with oxygen facilities, 0.91 percent in ICU and 1.03 percent of ventilator beds are filled. The availability of medical oxygen as of April 19 is more than 991 MT, as against 730 MT on May 31 last year.
The Delhi government has made it mandatory for people to wear masks. Those violating this rule will be fined Rs 500. This decision was taken in the meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA).
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