New Delhi. Providing information on corona virus cases in the country (Covid-1C case in India), the central government said on Thursday that the weekly rate of new cases was steadily declining. The government says that since May 10, new cases of coronavirus have been declining across the country, although the second wave of epidemics is not over yet. Giving information about the situation of corona virus in the country, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that in the week ended August 31, the weekly positive rate was 10 per cent in 39 districts, while at the same time it was 5-10 per cent in 38 districts.
As many as 47,092 new cases were registered in the country on Thursday, up 12 per cent from 41,965 cases published on Wednesday. Bhushan said that in June, out of 227 districts where 100 cases are being registered every day, the number of districts has come down to 422 in August.
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More than one lakh active cases in Kerala
Bhushan said Kerala is the only state in the country with more than 1 lakh active cases, while four states have 10,000 to 1 lakh active cases. These states are Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. At the same time, there are less than 10,000 active cases in other states and union territories.
Rajesh Bhushan said 1 percent of the country’s adult population has been fully vaccinated. At the same time, about 54 percent of the adult population has been given at least one dose of the vaccine. In Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, the entire adult population has been given the first dose of the vaccine.
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The central government has said that we have administered 18.38 crore vaccine doses in August alone. Its daily average is about 59.29 lakhs. In the last week of last month, we gave 8 million doses per day.
Significantly, with 47,092 new cases being reported in the country on Thursday, the highest daily case of Covid-1 of has been reported in the last two months. In the last 2 hours, with the arrival of 092 new cases, the number of victims has increased to 28,2,57,9.
Last time, days ago (July 1), a maximum of 78 new cases were registered every day. The Union Ministry of Health said the number of patients undergoing treatment has now risen to 3,89,583, which is 1.19 per cent of the total cases. At the same time, another 509 people died due to the infection.
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