Coronavirus/Covid-19 Lockdown, Covid cases in India Highlights: India has reported 2,61,500 new COVI-19 cases, 1,501 fatalities, and 1,38,423 discharges in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said. Total points in the country have reached 1,47,88,109, of which active cases are 18,01,316. The health ministry said that as many as 1,28,09,643 people have recovered while 1,77,150 people have died so far.
Meanwhile, a lot of young people testing COVID positive as compared to old people. Symptoms are different this time. Many complain of dry mouth, gastrointestinal issues, nausea, loose tools, red eyes & headache. Everyone doesn’t complain of fever, says Genestrings Diagnostic Centre chief Gauri Agarwal.
The active cases in India now stand at 18,01,316, comprising 12.18 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has dropped to 86.62 percent, the ministry said. India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed 20 lakh on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20, and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.