Out of the 11,504 new COVID-19 cases reported on Tuesday till noon, 10,732 were local infections and 772 foreign cases. Also, one person succumbed to viral infections.
Coronavirus cases are again rising across most of the country, and NCR cities are also experiencing yet another surge.
According to the ministry, cumulatively 195.67 doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.41 per cent and the weekly positivity rate at 1.75 per cent, according to the health ministry.
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Director of Internal Medicine, Max Healthcare, Dr Rommel Tickoo said that people are travelling to various places and are back to normal due to which cases are rising.
Daily count around 400; active cases go up to 7,000; 26 died of infection last week; health dept ups testing
While the government is insisting that a total lockdown will not be imposed, the uncertainty surrounding coronavirus is the hardest thing to handle.
According to the doctors, a toddler, who died due to the virus, and his father both were admitted after having severe dehydration, loose motion and vomiting.
Only 18,500 jabs given to people in 45-59 age group in two weeks
The Covid fourth wave may peak in the state by June-end and last till October, said Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar here on Tuesday.
Dean of Goa Medical College and Hospital Dr Shivanand Bandekar, the head of the committee who chaired a meeting here, said experts have warned against lowering guard on COVID-19.
The last time the state recorded over 100 fresh cases in a day was on March 24 when 109 additional cases were reported, after which April 21 recorded 100 cases.
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WHO said last week that the XE recombinant (BA.1-BA.2), was first detected in the United Kingdom on January 19 and more than 600 sequences have been reported and confirmed since.
In terms of understanding the end of the third wave or end of pandemics we need to avoid using some confusing terms.
A meeting with Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and Technical Advisory Committee will soon be held to understand the current Covid situation and whether there is a need to impose any stricter measures.
The new Omicron variant BA.2 was first traced in the Philippines and is now found in around 40 countries.
Some of them even said that the government should consider relaxing the mask mandate as the daily COVID-19 cases and deaths have remained low for a while.
The third wave of COVID-19 had plateaued in India and the number of cases started declining after January 21 when 3,47,254 infections were reported.