New Delhi: India logged 48,786 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, a slight rise from the daily count on Wednesday (June 30), as per the Union Ministry of Health data.
On Thursday, with 1,005 mortalities in the last 24 hours, the casualty toll reached 3,99,459. Also, 61,588 recuperations were detailed in the last 24 hours. The total caseload has climbed to 3,04,11,634, while 2,94,88,918 people have improved so far. On Thursday, the active cases tally reached 5,23,257.
On Wednesday, India had logged 45,951 new contaminations , while the active cases were 5,37,064.
Meanwhile, Delta COVID-19 ariations, first observed in India, have been spotted in 96 countries, 11 more than last week, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said in its weekly epidemiological update on Wednesday.
According a recent study performed in Scotland and published in the international medical journal Lancet, it was discovered that the hospitalization rate for victims contaminated with the Delta variant was 85 per cent more than for those contaminated with the Alpha variant.”This particular Delta variant is faster, it is relevant, it will capture the more vulnerable more efficiently than previous variants,” Michael Ryan, executive director of the WHO`s Health Emergencies Program, was quoted as saying by ANI.