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Coronavirus pandemic Updates: India logs over 2.71 lakh new cases, 314 deaths in last 24 hours

The total active cases of COVID in India have rose to 15,50,377 health ministry data showed today.

Sheenu Sharma Edited by: Sheenu Sharma @20Sheenu
New Delhi Updated on: January 16, 2022 10:43 IST
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A health worker takes a swab sample of a woman for Covid testing at a Govt Hospital, amid concern over spread of coronavirus in Kolkata.  

Highlights

  • Total active cases of COVID in India have rose to 15,50,377 health ministry data showed today
  • The daily positivity rate is at 16.28 per cent on Sunday
  • The total death toll in the country is now at 4,86,066

COVID-19 India News Updates: India recorded 2,71,202 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 314 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Sunday (January 16), the country saw a total of 1,38,331 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 94.51 per cent and total recoveries data reached to 3,50,85,721.

The total active cases of COVID-19 in India have rose to 15,50,377 the ministry data showed today.

The total death toll in the country is now at 4,86,066. In India, the first death due to the COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020.

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Additionally, the tally of Omicron cases has reached 7,743 on Sunday.   

The daily positivity rate is at 16.28 per cent today. 

As compared to yesterday (January 15), the total number of fresh COVID cases is up by 2,369 today. India had reported 2,68,833 cases on Saturday.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 70,24,48,838 samples have been tested up to January 15 for COVID-19. Of these 16,65,404 samples were tested on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra's fresh Covid-19 cases dipped over 1.7 per cent on Saturday as the state logged 42,462 new coronavirus infections and 23 deaths. On Friday, the state had logged  43,211 fresh cases and 19 deaths.

The active caseload in the state was reported at 2,64,411, according to data released by the state health department. The state also reported 125 fresh Omicron infections, taking the total tally to 1,730.

Meanwhile, Mumbai reported 11 new coronavirus-related deaths, the highest single-day toll since July 29 last year, and 10,661 fresh infections, the civic body said.

Mumbai's recovery rate is 91 per cent while overall case growth rate between January 8 and 14 was 1.56 per cent. The caseload doubling rate is now 43 days, which was 39 days on Friday, the release said.

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 463 7989 51  129      
2 Andhra Pradesh 22870 4557  2064331 397  14509   1
3 Arunachal Pradesh 1070 233  55141 33  282      
4 Assam 19124 2510  618701 876  6201   4
5 Bihar 35917 1832  733673 4489  12127   4
6 Chandigarh 8511 1254  66673 541  1086      
7 Chhattisgarh 32139 1277  1009967 4240  13647   8
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 198 22  10748 17  4      
9 Delhi 93407 1134  1572942 19554  25335 30    30
10 Goa 20078 1481  183615 1789  3550   4
11 Gujarat 59564 3766  846375 5404  10151   7
12 Haryana 46743 5300  781157 3743  10098   7
13 Himachal Pradesh 10553 1024  227847 935  3889      
14 Jammu and Kashmir 12860 2857  338453 390  4561   4
15 Jharkhand 33089 100  364245 3351  5199   7
16 Karnataka 169879 28513  2977743 4273  38418   7
17 Kerala*** 91353 13830  5218681 3819  50674 17  89 106
18 Ladakh 741 72  22246 58  222      
19 Lakshadweep 60 23  10369   51      
20 Madhya Pradesh 25516 4129  788484 1186  10543      
21 Maharashtra 268190 2793  6760514 43389  141779 23    23
22 Manipur 1063 119  123902 37  2014   2
23 Meghalaya 991 93  83666 69  1490      
24 Mizoram 8921 396  142764 477  570   2
25 Nagaland 404 33  31727 26  703      
26 Odisha 58642 7634  1055615 3220  8478   2
27 Puducherry 6785 1127  127879 84  1886   2
28 Punjab 37546 3243  602249 3547  16754 23    23
29 Rajasthan 58428 5655  960563 4013  8999   8
30 Sikkim 1726 309  32260 58  413   2
31 Tamil Nadu 131007 12990  2747974 10988  36967 11    11
32 Telangana 22017 341  681091 1620  4054   2
33 Tripura 5106 974  84991 191  838   3
34 Uttarakhand 14892 2543  344940 1303  7440   2
35 Uttar Pradesh 95148 10708  1698873 5031  22953   4
36 West Bengal 155376 9893  1707333 9132  20052 39    39
Total# 1550377 132557  35085721 138331  486066 225  89 314
***For Kerala, as per State media bulletin: 17 deaths reported on 15th January +89 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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