COVID-19 Cases: India registers 26,041 new coronavirus cases, what experts are saying on 3rd wave? See details here
India registered 26,041 new cases over the last 24 hours. At present, the India's active caseload stands at 2,99,620 which is the lowest in 191 days.
COVID-19 Cases News: According to the data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), India registered 26,041 new cases over the last 24 hours. At present, the India's active caseload stands at 2,99,620 which is the lowest in 191 days.
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India has so far administered 86.01 crore vaccine doses under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive, as per the MoHFW. The recovery rate in the country currently stands at 97.78 per cent.
There have been 29,621 recoveries in the last 24 hours increasing the total number of recoveries to 3,29,31,972.
According to an ANI report, Dr Sekhar C Mande, Director General, CSIR said, "We have been able to get a large population vaccinated with the first dose and even with the second dose. Our vaccines do prevent the disease to a large extent. If tested positive after being jabbed, the severity of COVID-19 is also reduced. Even if the third wave comes, then the intensity will be low and much less compared to the second wave."
It has to be noted that insurance regulator IRDAI ordered renewal and purchase of corona special policy for the next six months, that is, till March 31, 2022. The IRDAI had ordered the launch of special Corona Kavach Policy last year to provide relief to the common man, but the renewal of the policy was only till September 30, 2021. Now, the IRDAI had ordered renewal for another six months due to the anticipation of COVID-19 3rd wave.
According to the ANI report, Mahindra Agarwal, Professor at IIT Kanpur had said that the emergence of another wave depends on the emergence of a more infectious strain.
According to the MoHFW, the weekly positive rate is 1.94 per cent which is less than 3 per cent for the last 94 days and the daily positive rate is 2.24 per cent which is less than 3 per cent for the last 28 days.
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