New Delhi: The number of deaths due to coronavirus has increased. In the last 24 hours, 231 patients of the country have died. Whereas, 15 thousand 786 new cases of infection have been found. Including the new figures, the number of infected in the country has reached 3 crores 41 lakh 43 thousand 236. At the same time, 4 lakh 53 thousand 42 patients have lost their lives so far. At present, treatment of 1 lakh 75 thousand 745 patients is going on in the country.
India crossed the one billion dose mark on Thursday, achieving a major achievement under its anti-Covid vaccination, due to which celebrations were held in the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded this achievement in nine months under the anti-Covid vaccination that started in the country on January 16 this year, calling it a victory for Indian science, enterprise, and the collective spirit of 130 crore Indians. Modi also visited the vaccination center at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital here and interacted with the hospital staff and some of the beneficiaries. He was accompanied by Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya.
39 killed in Maharashtra
On Thursday, 1,573 new cases of Covid-19 were reported in Maharashtra and 39 people died due to the epidemic. With this, the number of patients under treatment in the state has gone up to 24,292. No new cases of infection were reported in seven districts and five municipal corporations in the state. Among the districts, Mumbai had the highest number of 427 cases. Among the administrative areas of Maharashtra, the maximum number of 708 new cases were reported in the Mumbai region, 458 in the Pune region, 244 in the Nashik region, 88 in Kolhapur, 40 in Latur, 18 in Aurangabad, 12 in Nagpur, and five in Akola region.
No one died of Covid in Delhi
On Thursday, 22 new cases of Covid-19 were reported in the national capital Delhi and the rate of infection was recorded at 0.05 percent. According to the data released by the Health Department, no death has been reported in the city due to coronavirus infection in the last 24 hours. So far this month, three people (on 2nd, 10th, and 18th October) have died due to infection in the city. At the same time, five people died due to a coronavirus infection in September. So far, a total of 14,39,488 people have been confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus in Delhi and a total of 25,090 people have died due to infection. So far, more than 14.14 lakh people in the city have become free from coronavirus infection.
More than 8 thousand patients in Kerala
After 8,733 new cases of coronavirus infection were reported in Kerala on Thursday, the total number of infected people increased to 48,79,317. Apart from this, with the death of 118 patients, the death toll has reached 27,202. A Kerala government release said that since Wednesday 9,855 more people have recovered from the infection, taking the total number of people who have been cured to 47,79,228. The number of patients under treatment is 81,496.