Mon. Feb 26th, 2024


The Union Health Ministry on Monday stated the nation reported 605 new Covid-19 instances and 4 deaths within the final 24 hours.

The 4 new fatalities have been reported from Kerala, Karnataka and Tripura, in keeping with the ministry knowledge.

On Sunday, 5 deaths have been reported in whole — from Maharashtra, Kerala and Jammu & Kashmir.

Meanwhile, the entire variety of lively instances additional fell to 4, 002 from Sunday’s 4, 049.

As of now, the entire variety of coronavirus instances in India, because the preliminary outbreak in January 2020, has reached 4, 50, 18, 739, whereas the general loss of life toll has risen to five, 33, 396.

The new JN.1 sub-variant is a descendent of the Omicron subvariant often known as BA.2.86 or Pirola, with Kerala being the primary state to report a case.

A complete of 682 instances of the JN.1 have been reported from 12 states throughout the nation until January 6, in keeping with sources.

Kerala, Karnataka witnessed JN.1 variant instances, whereas Delhi, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Telangana, Odisha and Haryana have been additionally affected, as per the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG).

Data means that the JN.1 variant isn’t inflicting a big rise in new instances or hospitalisations and deaths.

199 instances have been reported in Karnataka, 148 in Kerala, 139 in Maharashtra, 47 in Goa, 36 from Gujarat, 30 every from Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan, 26 in Tamil Nadu, 21 in New Delhi, three in Odisha, two in Telangana and one in Haryana.

INSACOG’s knowledge revealed that 239 Covid instances in December 2023, and 24 in November 2023, have been recognized with the presence of the JN.1 variant.

The total restoration from Covid has reached over 4.4 crore people, reflecting a nationwide restoration fee of 98.81 per cent.

The nation has administered a complete of 220.67 crore doses of Covid vaccines, as per the out there knowledge.

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