Coronavirus infections are on the rise in India. In the last 24 hours, about 2.5 lakh people have been infected with the virus in the country. The rate of infection has also increased. However, the number of casualties has decreased. This information was given by the Indian media NDTV in a report on Thursday (January 13).
According to data released by the Indian Ministry of Health on Thursday, 2,47,417 people have been newly infected with corona in the last 24 hours. Which is about 53,000 more than Wednesday. With this latest statistics, the total number of infected people in India stands at 3 crore 63 lakh 17 thousand 927 people.
For the first time in the last eight months, the daily transmission in India has crossed the 200,000 mark. In addition, the infection rate has increased from 11 to 13 percent. The weekly infection rate has also increased to 10.80 percent.
In the last 24 hours, the number of people affected by Corona has increased but the number of deaths has not increased. At the same time the number of hospital admissions has also decreased comparatively. In the last 24 hours, 380 people have died in India due to corona. A total of 4 lakh 85 thousand 35 people have died in the country since the beginning of the epidemic.
In the last few days, the daily infection rate in India has been above 10 percent. In the last 24 hours, it has reached 13.11 percent. According to the country’s health ministry, the infection rate has been above 10 per cent in at least 120 districts in 29 states across India for the past one week. At the same time, the number of patients infected with Omicron is also increasing. According to the latest statistics, the total number of patients infected with Omicron in India has risen to 5,488.
In the last 24 hours, the highest number of corona patients has been identified in Maharashtra. Corona was identified in the bodies of 46,723 people in the state on Thursday. The number of new victims in Delhi, which is in the second place, has crossed 27,000. More than 22,000 have been infected in West Bengal. Due to the increase in daily infections, the number of active patients in India has also started to increase gradually. At present the number of active patients in the country is 11 lakh 17 thousand 531 people.Of these, the number of active patients has increased to 84,825 in the last 24 hours.
At the beginning of this year, the number of active patients in India was less than 1 percent of the total infected. At present it has increased to 3.08 percent. At the same time, the recovery rate has decreased a bit. At present the recovery rate in the country is 95.59 percent.