India has reported 22,431 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, 19% more than the figure yesterday when the country reported 18,833 cases of Covid. About 318 deaths were recorded during the same period, according to the health ministry.
With the addition of new coronavirus infections, the number of COVID-19 cases in the country stands at 3,38 94,312, while the death toll has risen to 4,49,856. The daily increase in new infections coronavirus fell below 30,000 for the 13th day in a row.
Mumbai saw a slight increase in coronavirus cases today with 629 new infections and seven deaths in 24 hours. Wednesday’s figures are the biggest single-day increase in coronavirus cases in Mumbai since July 14. As of July 14, Mumbai had recorded 635 cases of the coronavirus.
The total number of cases in Mumbai now stands at 7,463,703 and the total number of deaths is 16,136, the Mumbai Municipality said in its daily bulletin.
The union territory of Pondicherry recorded 64 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 1,26,806 on Thursday. The new cases identified at the end of the examination of 5,246 samples were distributed over Pondicherry (35), Karaikal (23), and Mahé (6).
With the administration of 43,09525 doses of COVID-19 vaccine in the past 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccine coverage has exceeded 92.63 crore, the Department of Health and Family Welfare said Thursday.
According to provisional reports, up to 7 a.m. today, 220.127.116.118 doses of vaccine have been administered so far in 90.14.182 sessions.
With 22,431 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in one day, the total number of COVID-19 cases in India rose to 3,38 94,312, while active cases fell to 2,448,198, the lowest in 204 days, according to the Union Health Ministry. data updated Thursday.
The death toll climbed to 4,49,856 with 318 new deaths, according to data updated at 8 a.m.
The daily increase in new coronavirus infections has been less than 30,000 for 13 consecutive days.
Arunachal registers 41 new cases of COVID-19, 2 new deaths
Arunachal Pradesh’s COVID-19 tally climbed to 54,812 on Thursday as 41 more people tested positive for the infection. Two people have succumbed to the disease, bringing the number of coronavirus deaths in the northeastern state to 279. The state now has 425 active cases, while 54,108 people have been cured of the disease so far , adding that the cure rate among coronavirus patients in the state was at 98.71 percent.
1 new case of COVID-19 in Andamans, the total stands at 7,627
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands COVID-19 tally rose to 7,627 on Thursday as another person tested positive for the infection, according to a health report. The Union territory now has 10 active cases, while 7,488 people have recovered from the disease and 129 patients have succumbed to the infection so far, the statement said.
The UK government’s travel warning against “all but essential travel” for public health reasons was updated on Wednesday to lift COVID-19-related restrictions for 32 countries, including Bangladesh and Malaysia.
India was not among the countries covered by this total travel ban, which affects the ability of travelers to access travel insurance. Britain’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development (FCDO) said the change means people will be able to travel more easily to more destinations.
“These rule adjustments will make travel easier, support businesses and families across Britain – and allow more of us to see friends and loved ones with greater peace of mind,” British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said.