Covid continues to rage

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 2/19/2021 3:47:02 PM

NEW DELHI, Feb 18: India is still not getting any relief from the dreaded Coronavirus as the active cases went up by 793 on Thursday and the new infections at 12,881 were higher than the recovery of 11,987 patients.
There were 101 deaths in the past 24 hours, the highest 40 in Maharashtra, followed by 16 in Kerala and 10 in Punjab, while Delhi and 14 other states and Union Territories reported no death for the second day while there were 6 or lesser deaths in 17 other states and Union Territories.
The total recoveries on Thursday touched 10.66 lakh as against 10.95 total cases of Covid-19. Those under treatment grossed 1.37 lakh and the country's death toll is 1,56,014. As many as 7.27 lakh persons were tested in 24 hours, raising the total number of persons tested in India to 20.87 crore.
Those imparted the Covid-19 vaccines increased to 94.22 lakh which the Health Ministry claimed to be the highest in the world.



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