41,806 new cases of Covid-19 in India, number of patients under treatment increased

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New Delhi: After 41,806 more people were infected with the coronavirus in India, the total number of infection cases has increased to 3,09,87,880 while the number of patients under treatment has increased 4,32,041.


According to the updated data of the Union Health Ministry, till 8 am on Thursday, the death toll has increased to 4,11,989 due to the loss of 581 more people due to this infection. There has been an increase of 2,095 cases in the number of patients under treatment for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. The number of patients under treatment is 1.39 per cent of the total cases of infection, while the national rate of recovery from Covid-19 is 97.28 per cent.

The ministry said that on Wednesday, 19,43,488 samples were tested for Covid-19, taking the number of samples tested for the detection of this epidemic in the country to 43,80,11,985. At the same time, a daily infection rate of 2.15 per cent was recorded. It is less than three per cent for 24 consecutive days. The weekly infection rate is 2.21 per cent.


According to the data, the number of people who have recovered from this disease has increased to 3,01,43,850 while the death rate has increased to 1.39 per cent. Under the nationwide vaccination campaign, 39.13 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered so far.

The number of infected people in the country had crossed 20 lakh on August 7 last year, 30 lakh on August 23 and more than 40 lakh on September 5. At the same time, the total cases of infection crossed 50 lakhs on 16th September, 60 lakhs on 28th September, 70 lakhs on 11th October, 80 lakhs on 29th October, 90 lakhs on 20th November. These cases crossed one crore on December 19, crossed two crores on May 4 and crossed three crores on June 23.

Of the 581 more people who lost their lives, 170 died in Maharashtra and 128 in Kerala.

A total of 4,11,989 people have died in the country so far. Of these, 1,26,390 people died in Maharashtra, 35,989 in Karnataka, 33,557 in Tamil Nadu, 25,021 in Delhi, 17,958 in West Bengal and 16,207 in Punjab.

The Health Ministry said that out of those who have died so far, more than 70 per cent of the patients also had other diseases. The ministry said that its data is being reconciled with the data of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).