Third wave of Corona is here with 2 lakh, 47 thousand cases in a day

New Delhi, January 13: The third wave of coronavirus in India is now reaching its peak. According to the data of today (Thursday 13 January), 2 lakh 47 thousand 417 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in India in the last 24 hours. The third wave of ongoing Corona has the highest increase in a single day. These cases are 27 percent more than the previous day, Wednesday, January 12. There have been 52,697 more Covid-19 cases in the country than yesterday. On Wednesday, there were 1 lakh 94 thousand 720 cases of coronavirus. At the same time, the cases of the new variant Omicron of Covid-19 are also 5 thousand 488 in India.

The number of active cases in the country has crossed 11 lakh

According to the data of Thursday 13 January, 84 thousand 825 people have recovered from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. At the same time, the number of active cases of coronavirus in the country has crossed 11 lakhs. At present, the number of active cases of corona in India is 11 lakh 17 thousand 531. The number of active cases has been continuously increasing by 5 to 10 percent for the last week.

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380 people died of corona in the last 24 hours

In the last 24 hours, 380 people have died due to coronavirus. So far 4 lakh 85 thousand 035 people have died in India due to Covid-19. The total number of cases of corona in the country are 3,63,17,927.

Positivity rate increased, recovery rate decreased

Corona daily positivity rate in the country has increased to 13.11 percent. While the weekly positivity rate is 10.80 percent. The positivity rate has increased from 11.5% yesterday to 13%. The ministry said that active cases comprise 3.08 per cent of the total infections. The corona recovery rate in the country has come down to 95.59 percent.

Know in which states how many cases of Omicron?

The country's Omicron tally has risen to 5,488, with Maharashtra and Rajasthan having the highest number of cases of this new variant. There are 1,367 cases of Omicron in Maharashtra and 792 in Rajasthan. At the same time, there are 549 cases in Delhi, 486 in Kerala, 479 in Karnataka, 294 in West Bengal and 275 in UP.

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Chetan Sharma is an Indian fact-checker and news writer, writing news for Ayupp since 2014.

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