New Delhi. After the arrival of 796 new cases of corona virus infection in India in one day, the number of people infected so far in the country has increased to 4,46,93,506. At the same time, 5,026 people are currently being treated for coronavirus infection in India. After 109 days, the number of patients under treatment in the country has crossed five thousand.
According to the updated data released by the Union Health Ministry at 8 am on Friday, the death toll in the country has increased to 5,30,795 after the death of one patient each in Karnataka, Puducherry and Uttar Pradesh. As per the latest data, there are 5,026 active cases of COVID-19 in India, which is 0.01 per cent of the total cases.
The national rate of recovery of patients is 98.80 percent. So far a total of 4,41,57,685 people have become infection free, while the death rate from Kovid-19 is 1.19 percent. According to the website of the Ministry of Health, so far 220.64 crore doses of anti-Kovid-19 vaccines have been administered under the nationwide vaccination campaign in the country.
Significantly, on August 7, 2020, the number of corona virus infected in India had crossed 20 lakhs, on August 23, 2020, 30 lakhs and on September 5, 2020, more than 40 lakhs. The total cases of infection crossed 50 lakh on 16 September 2020, 60 lakh on 28 September 2020, 70 lakh on 11 October 2020, 80 lakh on 29 October 2020 and 90 lakh on 20 November. On 19 December 2020, these cases had crossed one crore in the country. On May 4, 2021, the number of infected had crossed two crore and on June 23, 2021, it crossed three crore. Last year on January 25, the total cases of infection had crossed four crores.