In the last 24 hours, India registered 15,102 new instances of the novel coronavirus, as well as 278 fatalities from the infection.
According to statistics released by the Union Health Ministry on Wednesday (February 23), the country had a total of 31,377 discharges in the past 24 hours, bringing the overall recovery rate to roughly 98.42% and total recoveries to 4,21,89,887.
According to ministry data, the overall number of current COVID-19 cases in India has dropped to 1,64,522 (0.38 percent).
Today’s daily positivity rate is 1.28 percent.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 76,24,14,018 samples have been tested for COVID-19 as of February 22. On Tuesday, 11,83,438 of these samples were examined.
Meanwhile, according to statistics given by the health department, Delhi recorded 498 Covid cases on Tuesday, with a positive rate of 0.96 percent and one death owing to the illness. According to the report, 51,793 tests were performed a day ago, and 411 patients were discharged. The number of cases in the national capital has climbed to 18,57,015 with a mortality toll of 26,106, according to the report.
P.S. The total number of deaths in the country is currently 5,12,622. The first fatality from the COVID epidemic was recorded in India in March 2020.