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In a massive spike, India reports 90,928 new Covid-19 cases

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India recorded 90,928 new COVID-19 cases, 325 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the total death toll to 4,82,876, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Thursday (January 6, 2022). The active cases stand at 2,85,401.

An increase of 71,397 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The country also recorded 19,206 recoveries today, taking the total number of recoveries to 3,43,41,009.

 

India logged 495 fresh Omicron infections, taking the total tally of such cases in the country to 2,630, according to the Union Health Ministry data. At least 995 have recovered, the Health Ministry said.

Maharashtra has recorded the highest number of Omicron cases at 797, followed by Delhi at 465, Rajasthan 236, Kerala at 234, Karnataka at 226, Gujarat at 204 and Tamil Nadu at 121.

A total of 23 states and Union territories have reported cases of the new variant, namely Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Uttarakhand, Chandigarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh, Manipur and Punjab.

The recovery rate currently is 97.81 percent. According to the health ministry, the active cases account for less than 1 percent of the total cases at 0.81 percent.

The ministry further informed that 68.53 crore COVID-19 tests have been conducted in the country so far with the administration of 148.67 crore vaccine doses under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.

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Covid 3rd wave in J&K: Reports 5818 new COVID-19 positive cases; 04 deaths today

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Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday recorded a single-day spike of 5,818 new COVID-19 cases- 4,066 in Kashmir and 1,752 in Jammu-even as four new deaths were reported in the Jammu division in the last 24 hours.

The case tally has risen to 3,72,669 while the death toll jumped to 4,579-2,347 in Kashmir and 2,232 in Jammu, officials said.

A total of 341854 patients have recovered from the disease so far including 1255 in the last 24 hours.

Active cases have surged to 26236-Jammu 9336 in Jammu and 16900 in Kashmir.

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J&K: Health Department starts drive to identify cases of inaccurate COVID vaccination certificates

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Jammu & Kashmir Health Department has started a special drive to identify people who have received the COVID vaccination certificate despite being administered with only one dose. In each case, authorities are collecting inputs from such beneficiaries and ensuring the actual administration of vaccines to each at the earliest. At the same time, the Department has issued strict and necessary instructions in this manner to avoid such incidents in future.
During the campaign mode of covid vaccination such isolated incidents of unintentional wrong entries have happened because of the sudden increase in data uploads into the Cowin portal and unintentional mistakes by support staff. It may be mentioned that Jammu and Kashmir have administered close to 2 crore doses and is the forerunner in the country in vaccinating its eligible population. Such cases constitute a microscopic minority, maybe in single digits.
In a recent incident, it was noticed that two beneficiaries aged 51 and 49, belonging to Block Sogam, District Kupwara, were inadvertently marked as vaccinated with a second dose as of 11th September 2021, while actually, they were yet to receive their second dose physically. Upon identification of the cases, immediate arrangements to administer missed vaccine doses at the beneficiaries’ homes were made.
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J&K: Two Govt Hospitals Declared dedicated COVID-19 hospitals

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The government on Tuesday declared SKIMS Medical College Hospital, Bemina, and Sub District Hospital Sopore as dedicated hospitals for COVID-19 treatment.

Besides, SKIMS Medical College Hospital, Bernina would function as a dedicated COVID Hospital for treatment of Maternity Child Care and Orthopedic COVID patients, reads a communication sent to Principal SKIMS Medical College Hospital Bemina, Srinagar and Director Health Services Kashmir by Deputy Director (Planning) Health and Medical Education Department.

“All the cases should be treated and operated in the respective health institutions while strictly following COVID-19 treatment protocol as referring of COVID-19 patients in non-COVID hospitals may pose a high risk of virus transmission,” the communication underlines.

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Covid-19 Stats

19 Jan 2022, 6:58 AM (GMT)

Coronavirus Stats

37,901,241 Total Cases
487,226 Death Cases
35,583,039 Recovered Cases

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