India today reported 16,135 new cases of Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours with a positivity rate of 4.85 per cent. According to the Health Ministry data updated at 8 AM today, the country also witnessed 13,958 recoveries and 24 deaths during this period. With this, there are 1,13,864 active cases now.
The Health Ministry on Saturday released data on India’s cumulative vaccination coverage. According to the data, more than 8 lakh vaccine doses were administered on July 2, 2022. India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 197.94 Crore (1,97,94,45,839) as on July 2.
Meanwhile, an Israeli health expert on Sunday said that India has a new sub-variant of the highly contagious Omicron lineage of coronavirus, BA.2.75.
As per the expert, the new Omicron sub-variant is already present and has been detected in about 10 Indian states. This included 69 such cases from India were Delhi (1), Haryana (6), Himachal Pradesh (3), Jammu (1), Karnataka (10), Madhya Pradesh (5), Maharashtra (27), Telangana (2), Uttar Pradesh (1), and West Bengal (13).
Meanwhile, an Israeli health expert said that India has a new sub-variant of the highly contagious Omicron lineage of coronavirus, BA.2.75.