COVID-19: Cases DIP in India, is 3rd wave ANTICIPATED SOON? IRDAI takes THIS DECISION - Check details here

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Sep 14, 2021, 12:40 PM IST

COVID-19 Coronavirus Cases in India: India witnessed a dip in the number of COVID-19 cases today as it recorded 25,404 new cases in the last 24 hours, as per the data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). On Monday, 27,254 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

 

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Coronavirus cases India

Coronavirus cases India

As mentioned earlier, on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, the country recorded 25,404 cases in the last 24 hours. With this, India's active caseload stands at 3,62,207. Source: Reuters

 

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COVID-19: 3rd Wave

COVID-19: 3rd Wave

Now, one thought that is in the minds of the people is that when will the 3rd wave of COVID-19 pandemic hit the country and what would be its impact. According to an ANI report on August 23, 2021, the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) warned of a third wave peak in October in its report to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO). It has to be noted that the NIDM's report quoted Reuters' opinion survey of 40 experts that forecast that the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to hit India between July 15, 2021, and October 13, 2021. Source: Reuters

 

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IRDAI's takes an important decision anticipating 3rd wave

IRDAI's takes an important decision anticipating 3rd wave

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. Source: PTI

 

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COVID-19 vaccination scenario in India

COVID-19 vaccination scenario in India

As per the data released by the MoHFW, as on Tuesday till 7 AM, 75.22 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. It must also be noted that more than 4.49 crore (4,49,03,025) balance and unutilised COVID -19 vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered. Source: Reuters

 

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Recovery and weekly positivity rate

Recovery and weekly positivity rate

37,127 recoveries have been recorded in the last 24 hours which has increased the total number of recoveries to 3,24,84,159. The weekly positivity rate is 2.07 per cent which is less than 3 per cent for the last 81 days. Source: PTI