COVID-19 Cases In India Saw A Sudden Surge With 3823 New Cases In Just 24 Hours 

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
COVID-19 Cases In India Saw A Sudden Surge With 3823 New Cases In Just 24 Hours 

Just as the world was healing from the pandemic and getting back to normalcy. Many countries began seeing COVID-19 cases again. A day after seeing a dip in the number of cases, COVID-19 cases in India saw a jump. The country’s 24-hour tally of the cases reported saw a sudden hike that crossed 3,800 cases, according to the data from the health ministry of India. 

Spike In The COVID-19 Cases Of India

India saw a 27 percent spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country in a matter of 24 hours. It reported about 3823 cases in a day after recording 2994 cases of infection. 

In a 24-hour period, Delhi, Haryana, Kerala, and Rajasthan all recorded one death, with Kerala reconciling one of them.  The number of current cases stands at 18,389, or 0.04 percent of all infections. The website of the health minister reports that the national COVID-19 recovery rate was 98.77%. 

The weekly positivity rate was 2.23 percent, while the daily rate was 2.87 percent. The positivity rate for COVID-19 is measured by dividing the number of positive tests by the number of diagnostic tests performed. (Report by: NDTV)

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A New Variant Might Be The Reason

4,41,73,335 individuals have recovered from the illness, and the case fatality rate has been reported at 1.19 percent. On the ministry’s website, it is stated that the countrywide vaccination campaign has so far administered 220.66 crore doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

India is suddenly facing a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases. According to experts, the rapid increase in cases is likely due to the new COVID variant XBB.1.16.  This novel variant frequently manifests as fever, sore throat, cold, headache, bodily aches, and fatigue. (As per The Times Of India)

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