New Delhi: Corona cases today: The second wave of coronavirus in the country is becoming more dangerous now. Due to this, the crisis of the corona epidemic in the country is becoming acute. The number of patients is continuously increasing and the beds in the hospital are decreasing. Meanwhile, during the last 24 hours, record new cases have been found and patients have also lost their lives. According to the latest data from the Union Health Ministry, a record 2,61,500 new cases of the corona were reported in the last 24 hours in the country. This is the highest number of new cases in a day since the onset of the Corona epidemic in March last year. This is the first time that more than 2.5 lakh new cases were registered.
With this, more than 1,500 people have died from Corona in the last 24 hours. According to the data, 1,501 patients died on Saturday. Record cases of deaths were reported for the second consecutive day in the country. In the first wave of Corona, the highest death toll in a day was 1,290, which was recorded on September 16. The severity of the situation in the country can be gauged from the fact that during the last two months the number of active cases has increased by 12 times.
Corona cases today: Over 14.78 crore cases so far
The total number of infected with the corona in the country increased to 1,47,88,109. The total number of deaths due to epidemics in the country has increased to 1,77,150. With this, the number of active cases of the corona has gone up to about 18 lakhs. The number of active cases was recorded to be 18,01,316 which is about 12.14 per cent of the total cases of infection. The rate of people recovering from corona in the country has come down to 86.6 per cent. The number of people recovering from Corona is currently 1,28,09,643. However, the death rate has fallen to 1.20 per cent.
Corona cases today: More than 26.5 million corona test
The number of corona tests in the country is increasing rapidly. So far, more than 26.5 million corona investigations have been done in the country. According to data released by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 26,65,38,416 samples have been tested in the country by April 17, 2021, out of which 15,66,394 tests were conducted in a day. went.
Corona cases today: More than 12 million vaccinations
Meanwhile, vaccination against the coronavirus continues in the country. According to the latest data of the Union Health Ministry, 12 crore 26 lakh 22 thousand 590 people have been vaccinated in the country so far. Out of this, 26,84,956 vaccinations have been done in the last one day.