A day after India saw a slight dip in daily Covid cases, country’s 24-hour tally has reported a jump again with over 3,800 fresh cases of the novel virus.
The jump of 3,824 fresh Covid cases comes a day after India recorded 2,994 new Covid infections. On Friday, India logged 3,095 daily cases.
Today’s Covid Bulletin:
-3,824 new cases recorded in the last 24 hours in India
-18,389 active cases in India at present
-Active cases stand at 0.04 per cent
-1,784 recoveries in the last 24 hours increase total recoveries to 4,41,73,335
-Recovery rate currently at 98.77 per cent
-Daily positivity rate at 2.87 per cent
-Weekly positivity rate at 2.24 per cent
India has been witnessing an uptick in cases lately, prompting several states and UTs to ramp up anti-Covid measures to keep cut the chain of transmission.
Delhi, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Haryana are among the states and UTs that have recorded a surge in cases over the last few days. While Delhi registered over 400 fresh cases on Saturday, Maharashtra logged 669 infections.
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The number of fresh cases had seen a decline over the last few months in Delhi, and it had dropped to zero on January 16, the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic.
Tamil Nadu Health Ministry on Saturday said it will carry out inspection at all government hospitals across the state for two days from April 10 to increase the facilities to meet the challenges of surge in Covid cases and other infections.
Amid Covid cases going north, the Haryana government also earlier in the week issued fresh guidelines and asked all health facilities to record travel history of a suspected case having travel history to a country or an area where the virus has been reported.
(With PTI inputs)
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