India records 39,097 Covid-19 cases, 546 deaths in 24 hours
According to data from the Union ministry of health and family welfare, India’s Covid-19 tally increased somewhat on Saturday, with at least 39,097 new cases reported in the previous 24 hours. The country also saw 546 deaths on Saturday, bringing the total death toll to 420,016, according to data updated at 8 a.m. on the health ministry’s website. Coronavirus illness has been recorded in India in 31,332,159 instances.
After 3,464 additional infections were added, active Covid-19 cases in India reached 408,977, accounting for 1.3 percent of the total cases seen in India since the pandemic began.
In the previous 24 hours, at least 35,087 people have recovered from the disease, bringing the overall number of persons who have recovered to 30,503,166. According to the report, the country’s recovery rate was 97.36 percent.
Only two months after the second wave began to show signs of abating, health professionals and authorities are on the lookout for any potential upsurge. At its peak on May 6, India had at least 414,188 Covid-19 instances in a 24-hour period. However, since then, the number of cases has dropped to one-seventh of what it was at its height. Covid-19 cases in the country have now plateaued as India continues to record cases between 30,000 to 50,000 infections for more than 30 days.
Experts have chastised people for failing to observe Covid-19 safety protocols, prompting officials to predict that the third wave of illness may arrive by the end of the month or in September. Dr. Randeep Guleria, director of India’s top hospital, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), said on Friday that while the coronavirus will not evolve “dramatically” in the next months, “we can’t rule out the possibility.”
“The emergence of the third wave is heavily reliant on our actions. Covid-19 Proper behavior, such as avoiding crowds and other precautions, can help to delay the third wave and reduce its severity. As a result, it is reliant on human behavior. We have no way of knowing how the virus will behave “According to the pulmonologist.
According to health ministry data, a total of 4,27,882,261 Covid-19 vaccine doses have been delivered in India thus far, with 4,267,799 doses supplied in the last 24 hours.