Corona Update: The number of active cases in India reduced to 1.7 lakh

New Delhi: The total number of active cases in India has reduced to less than 1.7 lakh (1,69,824) today. The active cases in the country are now less than 1.6 percent (just 1.58 percent) of the total infected cases.

Weekly infection rates in 9 states / UTs have been higher than the national average. Kerala recorded the highest weekly infection rate at 12.20 percent. After that, Chhattisgarh stands second with a weekly infection rate of 7.30 percent.

Weekly infection rates in 27 states / UTs are below the national average.

India’s recovery rate has reached about 97 percent (96.98 percent) with a steady increase in total recovery. The recovery rate in India is the highest globally.

So far, more than 1.04 crore (1,04,09,160) people have become healthy. In the last 24 hours, 14,808 patients recovered and were discharged from hospitals.

India has also taken forward its Kovid-19 vaccination campaign.

More than 5.7 lakh people have been successfully vaccinated for the last 2 days.

More than 35 lakh (35,00,027) beneficiaries have been vaccinated as of 08 January 2021, under the countrywide vaccination campaign against Kovid-19.

During the last 24 hours, 5,71,974 people were vaccinated in 10,809 sessions. So far 63,687 sessions have been held.

85.10 percent of the new cases being reported are in 10 states / UTs.

Kerala had the highest number of healthy single-day patients at 6,398. In the last 24 hours, 2,613 people were healthy in Maharashtra followed by Karnataka with 607 people.

During the last 24 hours, 13,083 daily new cases were reported.

Of the new cases, 81.95 percent are from 6 states and union territories.

Kerala recorded the highest number of new cases daily with 6,268. After this, 2,771 new cases were reported in Maharashtra while 509 new cases were registered in Tamil Nadu.

During the last 24 hours, 137 patients died.

Seven States / UTs accounted for 83.94 percent of the new death cases. Maharashtra had the highest number of deaths (56). After that Kerala stood at second place with 22 daily deaths and Punjab with 11 daily deaths at third place.

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