India Logs 92,596 Coronavirus Cases; 2,219 Mortalities Observed

Story Highlights
  • 92,596 new cases reported in the last 24 hours
  • Active caseload further declines
  • 23.9 Cr. citizens shielded against the novel virus

New Delhi: India reported 92,596 fresh infections in the past 24 hours. This took the cumulative count of infections to 2,90,89,069, stated the Union Health Ministry. On Wednesday morning bulletin, 2,219 mortalities were recorded, taking the cumulative death toll to 3,53,528.

With a recovery rate of 94.55 percent,  1,62,664  individuals recuperated after hospitalization in the last 24 hours taking the total recoveries to  2,75,04,126.

The number of active cases has reduced to 12,31,415  accounting for 4.23 percent of the total number of cases. The active cases reported a decline of  72,287  in the last 24 hours.

Top 5 states with the highest mortalities in the last 24 hours
  • Maharashtra : 702 deaths
  • Tamil Nadu : 409 deaths
  • Karnataka : 179 deaths
  • Kerala : 124 deaths
  • West Bengal : 98 deaths

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 The Centre capped the price for COVISHIELD for private hospitals at Rs 780 per dose, Russian vaccina Sputnik V can be administered at Rs 1,145 per dose and COVAXIN at Rs 1,410 per dose. All these charges are inclusive of the tax and service charges for the hospitals. 

ICMR reported the testing of  19,85,967 infected samples in a single day. As per MoHFW, 27,76,096 individuals were shielded from the novel virus in the past 24 hours. With this count, the country’s total vaccine administrations rose to 23,90,58,360 since the initiation of the mega vaccination drive.

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