Covid-19 Updates: India logs 1.6 Lakh new cases, with 1,733 deaths
India Update on Covid-19: Over 600 backlog deaths from Kerala were among the deaths registered in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, the number of people who are active has dipped below 4%.
India detected 1,61,386 new instances of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, continuing a declining trend, according to data released by the Union health ministry on Wednesday morning. However, today’s total of Covid-19 fatalities has risen to 1,733, including 638 Kerala backlog deaths. The death toll has now reached 4,97,975. During the previous day, the number of active cases fell to 1,21,456.
The country’s active case count is now at 3.90 percent. Meanwhile, the daily positive rate dropped from 11.69 percent the day before to 9.36 percent in just 24 hours, according to ministry data. India’s recovery rate surged to 94.60 percent in a single day, with 2,81,109 recoveries. More than 732 million tests have been completed as of February 1, with 17,42,793 being completed on that day. With over 57 lakh vaccine doses distributed on Tuesday, India’s total Covid-19 immunization coverage is surpassing 1.7 billion. A total of 4,97,650 booster doses were administered in the last 34 hours, with nearly 13 lakh children aged 15 to 18 receiving at least one dose of the vaccine.
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