Sun. Mar 3rd, 2024


The Union Health Ministry on Sunday mentioned the nation reported 756 new Covid-19 circumstances and 5 deaths within the final 24 hours.

The 5 new fatalities have been reported from Maharashtra, Kerala and Jammu & Kashmir, in keeping with the Ministry knowledge.

On Saturday, two deaths have been reported from Tamil Nadu and Gujarat whereas on Friday, 12 deaths have been reported — 5 from Kerala, 4 from Karnataka, two from Maharashtra, and one from Uttar Pradesh.

Meanwhile, the full variety of lively circumstances additional fell to 4, 049 from Saturday’s 4, 187.

As of now, the full variety of coronavirus circumstances in India, for the reason that preliminary outbreak in January 2020, has reached 4, 50, 18, 134, whereas the general demise toll has risen to five, 33, 392.

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.

Kerala, Karnataka witnessed JN.1 variant circumstances, 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 shouldn’t be inflicting any vital rise within the new circumstances or hospitalisations and deaths.

These states have collectively reported 619 circumstances of the sub-variant by Thursday, with Karnataka main with 199 circumstances adopted by Kerala with 148 circumstances.

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

The general 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 two, 20, 67, 79, 081 doses of Covid vaccines, as per the out there knowledge.

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