COVID-19: National positivity rate at 5.20 per cent

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India has registered a report within the variety of COVID-19 cumulative exams, with over 21.15 crore samples examined, the Union Health Ministry stated on Monday.

The nation’s nationwide positivity rate is pegged at 5.20 per cent.

Progressive countrywide enlargement in testing infrastructure has performed a vital function within the steep rise of testing numbers, the ministry underlined.

With 2393 testing labs within the nation together with 1,220 authorities laboratories and 1,173 personal laboratories, the each day testing capability has bought a considerable enhance.

“India’s cumulative national positivity rate is presently pegged at 5.20 per cent,” the ministry stated.

A complete of 6,20,216 exams have been carried out in a span of 24 hours.

“The number of beneficiaries being tested per million every day has shown a consistent and progressive increase. India’s tests per million stand at 1,53,298.4 as on date,” the ministry highlighted.

Till February 22, the COVID-19 vaccination protection was 1,11,16,854 by 2,32,317 classes, as per the provisional report. These embody 63,97,849 well being care staff (HCWs 1st dose), 9,67,852 HCWs (2nd dose) and 37,51,153 frontline staff (FLW 1st dose).

The 2nd dose of COVID-19 vaccination began on February 13 for these beneficiaries who’ve accomplished 28 days after receipt of the first dose. Vaccination of the FLWs began on February 2.

As on day-37 of the vaccination drive (twenty first February), 31,681 vaccine doses got. Out of which, 24,471 beneficiaries have been vaccinated throughout 1,429 classes for 1st dose (HCWs and FLWs) and seven,210 HCWs acquired 2nd dose of vaccine.

Out of complete 1,11,16,854 vaccine doses, 1,01,49,002 (HCWs and FLWs) acquired 1st dose of vaccine and complete 9,67,852 HCWs acquired 2nd dose of vaccine, the ministry stated.

It stated 60.17 per cent of the whole vaccine doses are concentrated in seven states. Karnataka alone accounts for 11.8 per cent (1,14,043 doses).

India’s cumulative recoveries surged to 1.06 crore (1,06,99,410) and exceed the lively instances by 1,05,49,355 (71.3 occasions), the ministry underscored.

A complete of 9,695 sufferers have recovered and bought discharged in a span of 24 hours.

The ministry stated 80.86 per cent of the brand new recovered instances are noticed to be concentrated in 5 states.

Kerala has reported the utmost variety of single day recoveries with 4,345 newly recovered instances. A complete of two,417 individuals recovered in Maharashtra in a span of 24 hours adopted by 460 in Tamil Nadu.

The nation’s complete lively instances is 1,50,055 as on date which consists of 1.36 per cent of India’s complete infections.

A complete 14,199 new each day instances have been recorded in a span of 24 hours.

Seven states and UTs haven’t reported any new instances in a span of 24 hours. These are Uttarakhand, Ladakh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Daman and Diu and Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the ministry stated.

It stated 86.3 per cent of the brand new instances are from 5 states.

Maharashtra continues to report the best each day new instances at 6,971. It is adopted by Kerala with 4,070 whereas Tamil Nadu reported 452 new instances.

Nineteen states and UTs haven’t reported any COVID-19 deaths in a span of 24 hours. These are Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, J-K, Rajasthan, Odisha, Goa, Chandigarh, Assam, Manipur, Sikkim, Lakshadweep, Tripura, Nagaland, Ladakh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Daman and Diu and Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Besides, 83 deaths have been reported in a span of 24 hours, the ministry stated including 5 states account for 78.31 per cent of the brand new deaths. Maharashtra noticed the utmost casualties (35). Kerala reported 15 deaths.





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