New Delhi: The graph of corona infection in the country is continuously moving upwards. On Saturday, in the last 24 hours, more than two lakh, 68 thousand 833 new corona patients have been found. During this, the number of patients recovering is one lakh 22 thousand, 684 and 402 people have died. Under the effective vaccination campaign in the war against Corona, about 58 lakh vaccines were administered in 24 hours in the country. With this, 156.02 crore vaccines have been administered in the country so far.
According to the Union Health Ministry, 157.87 crore vaccine doses have been provided free of cost to the states and union territories till Saturday morning. States still have 14.84 crore doses of the vaccine. According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry, the total number of people recovering from corona in the country is three crore, 49 lakh, 47 thousand, 390. During this, the recovery rate from Corona has come down to 94.83 percent. The number of active patients in the country has increased to 14 lakh, 17 thousand, 820. The daily infection rate has gone up to 16.66 percent. According to ICMR, more than 16 lakh tests were done in the last 24 hours. A total of 70 crore 07 lakh tests have been done so far. The speed of the new variant of Corona in the country, Omicron, has increased.
Six thousand, 41 cases of Omicron have been confirmed across the country and one person has died. The Union Health Ministry said in the data released on Saturday that Omicron has now spread to 28 states and union territories of the country. Maharashtra is reporting the highest number of cases of Omicron. Rajasthan has reached the second number. Delhi is at number three. Kerala is now at number four and Karnataka is at number five.