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Coronavirus pandemic Updates: India logs over 2.47 lakh new cases in last 24 hrs; active cases rise to 11.17L

The total active cases of COVID in India have rose to 11,17,531 the ministry data showed today.

Sheenu Sharma Reported by: Sheenu Sharma @20Sheenu
New Delhi Updated on: January 13, 2022 10:41 IST
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Covid infected patients inside Covid Care Centre of Commonwealth Games village in New Delhi. 

 

Highlights

  • Total active cases of COVID in India have rose to 11,17,531 today
  • Daily positivity rate is at 13.11 per cent on Jan 13
  • Tally of Omicron cases has reached 5,488 today

COVID-19 India News Updates: India recorded 2,47,417 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 380 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Thursday (January 13), the country saw a total of 84,825 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 96.01 per cent and total recoveries data reached to 3,47,15,361.

The total active cases of COVID-19 in India have rose to 11,17,531 the ministry data showed today. 

As compared to yesterday (January 12), the total number of fresh COVID cases is up by 27 % today. India had reported 1,94,720 cases on Wednesday.

The total death toll in the country is now at 4,85,035. In India, the first death due to the COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020.

The daily positivity rate is at 13.11 per cent today. 

Additionally, the tally of Omicron cases has reached 5,488 on Thursday.   

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 69,73,11,627 samples have been tested up to January 12 for COVID-19. Of these 18,86,935 samples were tested on Wednesday.

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Meanwhile, Maharashtra has reported 46,000 fresh cases Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, almost 12000 more than Tuesday. The state positivity rate currently stands at 21.4% while for Mumbai it is 27%. At present, there are around 2.25 lakh active cases in the state.

Speaking on the current pandemic situation in Maharashtra, state health minister Rajesh Tope said, "more than 2.25 lakh active cases in the state, total 86% are in-home quarantine, while less than 1% people are on oxygen support."

"Many people are doing self rapid antigens testing, so I request if they are doing self-testing than one must inform the local authorities too," he added.

S. No. Name of State / UT Active Cases* Cured/Discharged/Migrated* Deaths**
Total Change since yesterday Cumulative Change since yesterday Cumulative Change since yesterday
Death During Day

(a)

Death Reconciled
(b)
Total (a+b)
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 412 19  7748 24  129      
2 Andhra Pradesh 7195 1589  2062974 242  14505      
3 Arunachal Pradesh 535 183  55061 282      
4 Assam 10600 2386  614991 449  6185   2
5 Bihar 25052 4113  718882 1790  12111   5
6 Chandigarh 3924 671  65182 128  1083   2
7 Chhattisgarh 23886 4664  995075 483  13623   4
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 117 12  10705 4      
9 Delhi 74881 9075  1490074 12161  25200 23    23
10 Goa 12019 1880  178421 592  3537   4
11 Gujarat 37238 4769  828406 2704  10133   3
12 Haryana 26836 4336  768717 1407  10080   3
13 Himachal Pradesh 5476 1290  225475 260  3884      
14 Jammu and Kashmir 4810 786  337150 360  4546   2
15 Jharkhand 29042 3023  352555 1692  5176   4
16 Karnataka 73289 13112  2966461 1356  38379   5
17 Kerala*** 45142 6706  5205210 2064  49776 19  277 296
18 Ladakh 406 22099 32  222      
19 Lakshadweep 4 10368   51      
20 Madhya Pradesh 11265 2666  784999 493  10539   1
21 Maharashtra 225199 15435  6621070 18967  141669 22    22
22 Manipur 539 101  123793 14  2012   1
23 Meghalaya 578 130  83396 27  1489   2
24 Mizoram 6639 729  141235 149  564   2
25 Nagaland 112 31516 21  703      
26 Odisha 26517 6318  1047783 752  8469   1
27 Puducherry 2355 633  127629 22  1882      
28 Punjab 23235 3856  589972 687  16692   9
29 Rajasthan 30597 5509  949063 853  8978   4
30 Sikkim 494 180  32125 18  410      
31 Tamil Nadu 75083 12316  2717686 3043  36886 20    20
32 Telangana 16496 1501  677234 417  4045   2
33 Tripura 2041 709  84426 74  831      
34 Uttarakhand 6603 1594  340271 532  7430   1
35 Uttar Pradesh 44466 10520  1689526 543  22937   5
36 West Bengal 102236 13042  1673258 8037  19936 19    19
Total# 955319 133873  34630536 60405  484378 165  277 442
***For Kerala, as per State media bulletin: 23 deaths reported on 12th January +176 deaths declared as per appeal G.O.(Rt) No.2110/2021/H&FWD
*(Including foreign Nationals)
**( more than 70% cases due to comorbidities )

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