Covid-19 Updates: India Confirms New 2,151 Fresh Covid-19 Cases
Active cases increased to 11,903, according to the ministry's website
India logs fresh 2151 covid-19 cases in a single day, higest cases since five months. The Union Health Ministry confirms on wednesday.
On last tuesday india found 1573 new covid-19 cases.
Active cases increased to 11,903, according to the ministry’s website. The COVID-19 death toll has increased to 5,30,848 with seven latest fatalities — three reported by Maharashtra, one by Karnataka and three reconciled by Kerala.
The states and Union Territories have been asked by the Centre to take stock of hospital preparedness, including drugs, medical equipment, capacity building of human resource on existing guidelines as well as vaccination coverage against COVID-19 and influenza and ensure adequate infrastructure at district level.
According to the data updated at 8 am, the daily positivity was recorded at 1.51 per cent, while the weekly positivity was pegged at 1.53 per cent. The total tally of Covid cases was recorded at 4.47 crore (4,47,09,676)
The active cases now comprises 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.78 per cent, according to the ministry website.
Amid rising Covid cases across the country, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Monday chaired a high-level meeting to review the preparedness status of the entire spectrum of management of the COVID-19 pandemic in view of the upsurge in cases, with States and UTs through a Video Conference.
Union Health Secretary referred to the message of PM Modi from the high-level review meeting held on 22nd March 2023 and advised States to be on the alert and ensure preparedness for COVID-19 management.