In the last 24 hours, more than 16 thousand new cases of Coronavirus infection have been reported in India. According to an update released by the Health Ministry on Friday morning, 16,838 new cases have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours. At the same time, 113 more people have also died.
With this, the total cases of Coronavirus infection in the country has increased to 1,11,73,761. At the same time, the total number of people who died from Corona has increased to 1,57, 548. The Health Ministry has reported that 13,819 people have also been discharged in the last 24 hours in the country. In this case, the number of active patients is now 1,76,319.
Earlier on Thursday, 17,407 new cases of Covid-19 were reported in the country. More than 17 thousand cases were reported yesterday in the country after about a month.
In the country, the number of infected people reached 20 lakh on August 7 last year, 30 lakh on 23 August and 40 lakh on 5 September. At the same time, the total cases of infection had crossed 50 lakh on 16 September, 60 lakh on 28 September, 70 lakh on 11 October, 80 lakh on 29 October and 90 lakh on 20 November and one crore on 19 December.
Coronavirus: accelerating corona vaccination
Meanwhile, corona vaccination has seen a boom in India. About 11 lakh people were vaccinated on Thursday. At the same time, on Wednesday, about 1 million people were given the corona vaccine.
Earlier, only about 5 lakh vaccines were being administered every day. In this sense, this is a big achievement. According to the report, by Thursday at 7 pm only 10.9 lakh people had been vaccinated with the corona vaccine. Of this, 4.9 lakh people are above 60 years of age.
Let us know that the Coronavirus vaccine was started in India on January 16 and so far more than 1.77 crore vaccines have been applied.
The second phase of Corona Vaccine has started in India from 1 March. Under this, now more than 60 years of age and 45 or above persons suffering from various diseases are also being vaccinated.