India reports 196 new cases of COVID-19 infection, two deaths in last 24 hours
New Delhi, December 26, 2022
India on Monday reported 196 new cases of COVID-19 infection -- lower than Sunday's number -- and two deaths in the last 24 hours.
The country had on Sunday added 227 new cases of COVID-19 infection and two deaths.
Kerala accounted for 66 of the 196 new cases posted today, followed by 32 in Maharashtra, 22 in Karnataka and 10 each in Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu. All other states reported cases in single digits.
Both the deaths registered today were backlog cases in Kerala and none of the states recorded any death due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours
With the latest data released by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, the death toll in the country from COVID-19 rose to 530,695 today.
The total number of cases of infection till now, since the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in India in late January 2020, rose to 44,677,302 today.
The number of those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the country increased to 44,143,179 today, up 190 from yesterday.
The number of active cases of COVID-19 infection went up by four to 3,428 today.
Meanwhile, the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 220.05 crore, including 29,818 doses given in the last 24 hours.