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India reports 6,531 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours; active caseload stands at 75,841

With 249 new coronavirus cases, Delhi witnessed the highest single-day rise in over six months. Following this Delhi govt imposed night curfew from 11 pm to 5 am, starting December 27.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: December 27, 2021 11:24 IST
India reports 6,531 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours;
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India reports 6,531 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours; active caseload stands at 75,841

Highlights

  • India reports 6,531 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours
  • Active caseload currently stands at 75,841
  • Recovery Rate currently at 98.40%

India on Monday reported 6,531 new Covid-19 cases and 315 deaths, according to the health ministry. This pushed the total active cases to 75,841 and the death count to 4,79,997. While the total number of Omicron cases has jumped to 578 in the country and at least 151 have recovered, the health ministry said on Monday. The recovery rate currently stood at 98.40%.

The Ministry further informed that as many as 7,141 patients recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative tally of recovered patients since the beginning of the pandemic to 3,42,37,495.

Consequently, India's recovery rate stands at 98.40 per cent, the highest since March 2020. 

As per the release, the weekly positivity rate at 0.63 per cent remains less than 1 per cent for the last 43 days now. While the daily positivity rate has been reported to be 0.87 per cent.

With 249 new coronavirus cases, Delhi witnessed the highest single-day rise in over six months. Following this Delhi govt imposed night curfew from 11 pm to 5 am, starting December 27.

Meanwhile, the Centre has deployed multi-disciplinary central teams in 10 states which are reporting either an increasing number of Omicron and COVID-19 cases or a slow vaccination pace.

As per the document, these 10 states are Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Mizoram, Karnataka, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Punjab.

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