Health Ministry confirms 1,11,39,516 COVID-19 cases, 1,57,346 deaths
Till Wednesday morning, the Health Ministry had reported 1,11,39,516 COVID-19 cases, including 1,57,346 deaths, 1,70,126 active cases, and 1,08,12,044 recoveries.
According to data compiled from state/UT statistics, India reported 1,11,56,768 cases and 1,57,490 deaths till Wednesday night. Over 10.82 million have recovered.
1,63,14,485 people were vaccinated in India till 7 pm on Wednesday and a total of 6,92,889 beneficiaries were vaccinated on the day.
How India's worst-hit states fared on Wednesday
Maharashtra: 21,79,185 total cases, 52,280 deaths, 20,43,349 recoveries.
Kerala: 10,67,044 total cases, 4,241 deaths, 10,16,515 recoveries.
Karnataka: 9,52,565 total cases, 12,346 deaths, 9,34,143 recoveries.
Andhra Pradesh: 8,90,215 total cases, 7,170 deaths, 8,82,219 recoveries.
Tamil Nadu: 8,52,967 total cases, 12,504 deaths, 8,36,473 recoveries.
Delhi: 6,39,921 total cases, 10,914 deaths, 6,27,423 recoveries.
Uttar Pradesh: 6,03,788 total cases, 8,728 deaths, 5,93,035 recoveries.
9.8K new cases in Maharashtra; Kerala reports 2.7K fresh infections
9,855 more people tested positive in Maharashtra, marking a daily positivity rate of 11.2% with 87,627 tests. Wednesday marked the first time Maharashtra reported over 9,000 fresh infections in over four months.
Kerala reported 2,765 new cases, marking a daily positivity rate of 4.6% with 59,646 tests.
Madhya Pradesh reported 417 new cases, pushing the tally to 2,62,850, including 3,865 deaths and 2,55,888 recoveries.
Delhi reports 240 more cases; 778 fresh infections in Punjab
240 more people tested positive in Delhi. The daily positivity rate stood at 0.34% with 68,831 tests conducted on Wednesday.
Punjab reported a spike of 778 new cases, pushing the state's tally to 1,84,310. 5,872 patients have died in the state while 1,72,845 have recovered.
Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh reported 528, 489, 135, and 77 new cases respectively.