India logged over 1.5 lakh new COVID-19 infections for the third consecutive day and recorded 1,68,063 fresh cases in the last 24 hours. According to the data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday (January 11, 2022) morning, the country’s active coronavirus caseload has now jumped to 8,21,446.
India also witnessed 277 fresh fatalities due to COVID-19 and the country’s death toll has now increased to 4,84,213.
While there were 1,79,723 new infections on Monday, 1,59,632 fresh cases on Sunday had taken India’s active tally to 5,90,611.
Omicron cases in India rise to 4,461
The total tally of Omicron cases in the country also rose to 4,461, according to the Union Health Ministry data. A total of 28 states and Union territories have reported cases of the new COVID-19 variant including Maharashtra (1,247), Rajasthan (645), Delhi (546), Karnataka (479) and Kerala (350).
Of the total Omicron cases, 1,711 patients have been either discharged, recovered or migrated.
COVID-19 hospitalisation rate at 5-10 % but situation may change rapidly
The Centre on Monday had said that five to 10 per cent of the active cases in the current surge so far needed hospitalisation but the situation is dynamic and may change rapidly.
In a letter to states and union territories, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that during the second wave of COVID-19 in the country, the percentage of active cases that needed hospital care was in the range of 20-23 per cent.
“In the present surge, five to 10 per cent of active cases needed the hospitalisation so far. The situation is dynamic and evolving. Therefore, the need for hospitalisation may also change rapidly,” he said.
Covid 3rd wave in J&K: Reports 5818 new COVID-19 positive cases; 04 deaths today
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: Two Govt Hospitals Declared dedicated COVID-19 hospitals
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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