Highlights

  • India reported 8,000 cases daily on an average last week: Govt
  • India's overall positivity rate is 0.92%: Health Ministry
  • Weekly positivity rate of more than 10% in 8 districts: Health Ministry

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Average 8,000 cases daily in the last week, 0.92% positivity rate: Health Ministry

It also said that since December 26 India has been reporting over 10,000 cases daily. 

The Union Health Ministry on Thursday said that India has been reporting 8,000 Covid-19 cases on an average daily for the last week and the overall positivity of the country is at 0.92%.

It also said that since December 26 India has been reporting over 10,000 cases daily.

Addressing a press conference, Joint Health Secretary Luv Aggarwal said that the weekly positivity rate of more than 10% is being noted in 8 districts including 6 districts from Mizoram, one from Arunachal Pradesh, Kolkata in West Bengal. He added that the weekly case positivity rate is between 5-10% in 14 districts.

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Talking about vaccination, Aggarwal said that approximately 90% of the adult population in India has been vaccinated against Covid-19 with the first dose.

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