Reports of under-reporting of Covid deaths are misinformed, says government

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Amid a spike in coronavirus cases, the Madhya Pradesh government issued new guidelines on Friday, under which all schools and hostels in grades 1 to 12 will remain closed in the state until January 31, it said. said a manager. The guidelines were issued after Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reviewed the coronavirus situation in the state with the crisis management committee, he said.

Meanwhile, India saw a single-day jump of 2,64,202 new coronavirus infections, the highest in 239 days, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 3,65,82,129, including 5,753 case of the Omicron variant, according to the Union. Data from the Ministry of Health was updated on Friday. There has been a 4.83% increase in Omicron cases since Thursday. Active cases rose to 12,72,073, the highest in 220 days, while the death toll climbed to 4,85,350 with 315 new fatalities, according to data updated as of 8 a.m. Active cases account for 3.48 percent of the total number of infections, while the national COVID-19 cure rate has decreased to 95.20 percent, the ministry said.

A total of 2,76,110 coronavirus infections were reported in a single day on May 19. An increase of 1,54,542 cases was recorded in the number of active cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 14.78% while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 11.83%, according to the ministry.

The number of people who recovered from the disease rose to 3, 48, 24,706, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.33%. The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the national COVID-19 vaccination campaign have exceeded 155.39 crores.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20 lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It topped 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11. , crossed 80 lakh on Oct 29, 90 lakh on Nov 20 and broke above the crore mark on Dec 19. India passed the dismal milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23.

(Edited by : Ajay Vaishnav)

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