COVID cases in India

Omicron sub-variant BA.2.75 detected in India, Centre says closely following its clinical behaviour

WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan said there has been an emergence of a sub-variant called the BA.2.75 “first reported from India and then from about ten other countries.”

published on : 7th July 2022

India reports 3,377 fresh Covid-19 cases with 60 fatalities in 24 hours

The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent.

published on : 29th April 2022

India reports 2,541 Covid cases and 30 deaths in last 24 hours, active cases rise to 16,522

The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded as 98.75 per cent, the ministry said.

published on : 25th April 2022

India's R-value crosses 1 for first time in 3 months, says researcher

An R-value of over 1 indicates that the number of active cases has increased, the country's R-value, increasing over the last few weeks, is 1.07 for the week between April 12-18.

published on : 20th April 2022

Covid case positivity rate very high, don't treat Omicron as common cold: Centre

Joint Secretary in Health Ministry Lav Agarwal said that currently, 300 districts in India are reporting weekly case positivity of more than 5 per cent. 

published on : 12th January 2022

Create makeshift hospitals, watch Covid cases in kids, Centre urges states as infections rise 

The centre is fearing an exponential rise in Covid-19 cases which may lead to a large number of people getting moderately or severely ill within a very short period of time. 

published on : 1st January 2022

'Hybrid' immunity, vaccination behind low Covid cases, big third wave unlikely: Experts

Covid cases may rise, perhaps across late December-February, but the impact of will be milder than what India experienced in the second wave, the experts said.

published on : 23rd November 2021