New Delhi : The speed of corona is increasing rapidly across the country. In the last 15 days, there has been a tremendous jump in the cases of corona in the country. At the same time, in the last 24 hours, 2 lakh 68 thousand 833 new cases have been reported in the country. With this, the number of active cases has increased to 14 lakh 17 thousand 820.
At present, the daily positivity rate in the country has increased to 16.66 percent. Compared to the previous day, 4,631 more cases of corona have been reported in the country. In such a situation, the infection rate has increased by 2 percent.
402 people lost their lives in the last 24 hours
Amidst the uncontrollable pace of Corona, the death toll across the country is also frightening. In the last 24 hours, 402 people have lost their lives in the country due to the deadly disease. With this, the total number of people who lost their lives in the country so far due to corona has reached 4 lakh 85 thousand 752.
53 percent cases in only five states
Between the war with Corona, 53 percent of the new corona cases have been registered in only five states of the country. In this the name of Maharashtra is at the top. For the past few days, Maharashtra has been witnessing the maximum number of cases in the country.
On the last day 43,211 cases have been registered in Maharashtra. At the same time comes the number of Karnataka, where 28,723 new cases have been reported. At the same time, 24,383 new cases have been found in Delhi, 23,459 new cases have been found in Tamil Nadu and 22,645 new cases have been found in West Bengal.
In the last 24 hours, 1 lakh 22 thousand 684 people have also been cured in the country. At present, the increasing infection rate in the country is becoming a matter of great concern. Actually, the test positivity rate in India has increased from 14.70 percent to 16.66 percent now. That is, out of every 10 thousand tests in the country, 1666 people are getting infected.
Omicron case crosses 6 thousand
The cases of Omicron are also increasing rapidly in the country. On Saturday, this figure has reached 6,041. Whereas, 5,753 cases were reported on Friday. However, in view of the increasing cases of corona, strict steps are being taken continuously by the government. Various restrictions have been imposed to curb the third wave of corona in India. Along with this, emphasis is also being laid on the statistics of vaccination and testing.