India’s Covid-19 count dropped somewhat, with 2,483 new cases reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. India reported 2,541 Covid instances on 25th April.
With the additional infections, the country’s total cases have risen to 43,06,02,569, with 15,636 active cases. The active cases make up 0.04 percent of the overall number of cases.
The Ministry of Health also stated that 1,970 recoveries were recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the overall number of recoveries to 4,25,23,311. India’s Covid-19 recovery rate is currently at 98.75 percent.
Furthermore, according to official data, 83.54 crore Covid-19 tests have been completed thus far, with 4.49 lakh tests completed in the last 24 hours. According to these numbers, the country has a daily optimism rate of 0.55 percent, with a weekly positivity rate of 0.58 percent.
On the immunization front, the statewide Covid vaccination effort has resulted in the administration of 187.95 crore vaccine doses.
Separately, Omicron sub-variants were detected in 80-90 percent of blood and throat swab samples obtained from covid-19 patients in Delhi.
Omicron is the most transmissible variety of covid-19 and is presently the most common strain worldwide. BA.1, BA.2, BA.3, and BA.4 are the four sub-types of this variation. In India, BA.1 and BA.2 are the most common strains.
The above-mentioned researchers discovered that one particular sub-lineage, BA.2.12, was present in 80% of the samples they examined.
Delhi reported 1,011 new Covid cases yesterday. The city’s happiness index has risen to 6.42 percent.
Covid-19 tests have been completed so far
Furthermore, according to official data, the number of Covid patients in home isolation has surged by more than sixfold in the national capital, from 447 on April 11 to 2,812 on April 24. During the same time period, the number of patients admitted to hospitals climbed from 17 to 80.
Over the last several days, the city has seen an increase in coronavirus cases, with the total number of active cases rising to 3,975 from 601 on April 11.
On Monday, though, Mumbai reported 45 Covid cases. 44 of the 45 new instances are asymptomatic, and the one person admitted to the hospital did not require oxygen.
Meanwhile, the Goa government’s Covid-19 expert council has projected a possible fourth wave of the epidemic in June or July in the coastal state.
“When a virus is present, it reappears or vanishes after four months. After the third wave, we predict the same phenomenon in June-July,” said the committee’s chairman, Dr. Shivanand Bandekar, Dean of Goa Medical College and Hospital.
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