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India registers 268 new cases of COVID in last 24 hours, 3552 active cases in the country

After 268 new cases of corona virus infection were reported in India in one day, the number of people infected so far in the country has increased to 4,46,77,915.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Now there is a slight increase in the cases of corona in the country. According to the data of the Union Health Ministry, 268 new cases of corona virus have been reported in the last 24 hours, which is more than the previous day. On December 28, 188 cases of corona were reported in the country. Now the number of active cases in the country has increased to 3,552. In the last 24 hours, 99,231 doses of the vaccine have been given.

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A total of 220.08 crore doses have been given so far under the vaccination campaign. The recovery rate is 98.8 percent. A total of 188 people have defeated Corona in the last 24 hours. Now the total number of recoveries has increased to 4,41,43,665. At present, the daily positivity rate in the country is 0.11 percent and the weekly positivity rate is 0.17 percent. A total of 91.04 crore tests have been done so far. At the same time, 2,36,919 tests were done in the last 24 hours.

Out of a total of 6,000 people tested at the airport, 39 people have been found positive so far. These tests were done on 26 and 27 December. All positive passengers have been sent to isolation. Even today, three foreign passengers have been found corona positive at Bengaluru airport. These three include passengers from Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong and Dubai. All have been shifted to Boring Hospital in Bangalore. Also, samples of all three have been sent for genome sequencing.

Significantly, on August 7, 2020, the number of corona virus infected in India had crossed 20 lakhs, on August 23, 2020, 30 lakhs and on September 5, 2020, more than 40 lakhs. The total cases of infection crossed 50 lakh on 16 September 2020, 60 lakh on 28 September 2020, 70 lakh on 11 October 2020, 80 lakh on 29 October 2020 and 90 lakh on 20 November.

On 19 December 2020, these cases had crossed one crore in the country. Last year on May 4, the number of infected had crossed two crore and on June 23, 2021, it crossed three crore. On January 25 this year, the total cases of infection had crossed four crores.

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According to the website of the Ministry of Health, 220.08 crore doses of anti-Kovid-19 vaccines have been given so far under the nationwide vaccination campaign.

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