India’s active cases of Covid-19 grow to 7,028; the country reports 5 deaths.

Wednesday saw the addition of 1,134 additional cases, bringing the total number of active Covid-19 cases in India to7,026, as reported by the Union Health Ministry.

According to the data, five deaths were reported in Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Kerala. The overall number of fatalities reached 5,30,813.

Daily positivity was 1.09 percent, while weekly positivity was 0.98 percent. 4.46 billion Covid cases were registered in total (4,46,98,118).

Due to the increase in the number of active cases, it now accounts for 0.02 percent of all infections. The ministry reports that the national Covid-19 recovery rate is 98.79%.

A total of 92.05 billion tests have been conducted to date, with 1,03,831 conducted in the last 24 hours alone.

A total of 4,416,0279 people had recovered from the disease, while the case fatality rate was 1.19 percent.

According to the ministry’s website, India has administered a total of 220.65 billion doses of Covid vaccine to date.

Recent updates on Covid-19:

🔴 According to the Delhi Economic Survey 2022–23, the capital’s economy has returned to pre–Covid levels more quickly than the national economy. The contraction was the outcome of lockdowns produced by Covid and other anti-pandemic therapies.

🔴 Tuesday, the Delhi High Court requested the municipal government’s response to a public interest litigation demanding prompt distribution of the ex-gratia sum to the relatives of the slain police employees who perished in the line of duty during Covid waves.

🔴 On 13 May 2020, the Delhi Cabinet decided that if any person, “including doctor, nurse, paramedical staff, security/sanitation staff or any other govt officer/official including police officer/official, whether temporary or permanent employee or contractual,” in any government department or from the private sector deployed for Covid duties by the Delhi government, “dies by contracting the disease while performing his duties, his/her family shall be paid an ex g.

🔴 Rajib Dasgupta writes in our Opinion section that the current increase of Covid-19 cases reminds us that the pandemic is not yet gone. That has increased the level of anxiety regarding the ongoing influenza outbreaks. The contemporary environment of Covid-19 is covered by a significant increase in H3N2 Influenza A cases, with at least nine deaths reported. India, representing the Global South, is likely to play a role in integrating equity considerations into the ongoing negotiations in this framework.

🔴 The Ayurvedic medicine Ayush 64, which was repurposed for usage during the Covid-19 pandemic, was found to be well-tolerated and safe, according to a new study published in the journal PLOS One. According to a research published on March 16, the medicine, when combined with the standard of care (SOC), hastens recovery, reduces hospitalisation, and improves Covid-19 patients’ health.

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