India records 120 new Covid cases

PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 14-02-2024 15:01 IST | Created: 14-02-2024 15:01 IST
India records 120 new Covid cases
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India saw a single-day rise of 120 new Covid-19 cases, while the number of active cases of the infection has been recorded at 846, according to the Union Health Ministry's data on Wednesday.

One new death has been reported from Delhi in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The number of daily cases had dropped to double digits till December 5, but the cases had begun to increase after the emergence of a new variant and cold weather conditions.

After December 5 last year, a maximum of a single day rise of 841 new cases were reported on December 31, 2023, which is 0.2 per cent of the peak cases reported in May 2021, official sources said.

India has witnessed three waves of Covid-19 in the past with the peak incidence of daily new cases and deaths being reported during the delta wave during April-June 2021.

At its peak, 4,14,188 new cases and 3,915 deaths were reported on May 7, 2021.

Since the pandemic began in early 2020, there have been more than 4.5 crore people getting infected and over 5.3 lakh deaths in about four years since then across the country.

The number of people, who have recuperated from the disease stands at over 4.4 crore, according to the ministry's website.

Besides, 220.67 crore doses of Covid vaccines have so far been administered in the country.

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