According to Union Health Ministry Data in a day India recorded 11692 Covid infections in a day while active cases reached 66,170. On Thursday India recorded 12,591 fresh Covid infection cases in the last 24 hours taking the number of active cases to 65,289 as per the data disclosed by the health ministry. On Wednesday the country logged 10,542 covid cases and active cases jumped up to 63,562 cases and the total death toll record increased to 5,31,190.
The number of recovery cases surged to 4,42,50,649 while the fatality rate was recorded at 1.18 per cent. According to the city’s health department on Wednesday Delhi has recorded 1,757 Covid-19 cases, six deaths with a positivity rate of 28.63 per cent. After the latest record of fatalities the total number of deaths in Delhi is recorded to 26, 578. 377 beds are occupied out of 7,967 beds. On Tuesday, the city recorded 1,537 fresh Covid-19 cases while it was 1,017 on Monday.
In view of the rise in Covid cases in the capital city, the prisons department of Delhi has instructed the jail inmates to avoid gathering at one place and maintain hygiene by regular hand washing. Five active cases were reported in Tihar jail 10 days ago and were admitted to the central hospital.
A Covid-19 advisory is issued by The West Bengal Health Department urging the elderly, children, pregnant women as well as people with chronic diseases to avoid any public gatherings. In the advisory issued on Tuesday, it was informed that though the prevailing strains in the state are known to cause mild symptoms,in some cases, complications may arise.