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Still more than 1 lakh active cases in Kerala, Health Ministry said – Positivity more than 5% in 48 districts

60% of the total cases reported last week were in Kerala. The number of Kovid cases has also declined in Kerala.

Coronavirus in India Latest Update After 23,529 new cases of Kovid-19 were reported in India in a day, the number of corona virus infected in the country increased to 3,37,39,980. At the same time, the number of patients under treatment has come down to 2,77,020, which is the lowest in 195 days. The Union Health Ministry gave this information. According to this, in the last 24 hours, about 23 thousand cases were registered in the country. 60% of the total cases reported last week were in Kerala. The number of Kovid cases has also declined in Kerala.Also Read – How is the condition of corona virus in Kerala and Maharashtra now? Health Minister told the latest situation

Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that there are more than 1 lakh active cases in Kerala which is 52% of the total active cases in the country. Still 15-16 lakh tests are being done daily in the country. The positivity rate is declining. This is the 13th consecutive week that the weekly positivity has been less than 3%. The Health Ministry said that there are 48 such districts in the country where the positivity is more than 5%, out of which there are 18 districts where the positivity is between 5-10%. There are 30 districts where the positivity is more than 10%. Also Read – Coronavirus cases In India: 18,718 people of the country got infected in 24 hours, 12,161 cases were reported from Kerala alone

He said, “Till this morning, more than 88 crore Kovid vaccine doses have been administered. There are more than 64 crore first doses and 23.70 crore second doses. 99% of health workers have already received the first dose. Among the frontline workers, 100% of the people have got the first dose.” Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Ministry of Health said that 69% of the population above the age of 18 years in the country have received at least one dose of the Kovid vaccine. 25% of people have taken both the doses. Also Read – Big relief in renewal of documents of vehicles including driving license, RC, will be able to get renewal till this date

ICMR Director General Dr. Balram Bhargava said that dengue vaccine is an important agenda. Some companies in India have been given licenses in respect of certain dengue strains, many of these companies have conducted their first phase of trials abroad.

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