New Delhi: The latest figures of patients infected with Covid-19 have increased the concern of the central and state government. In such a situation, the central government has decided to conduct mock drills across the country on the 10th and 11th of next month in view of the increasing cases.

In this mock drill, preparations to deal with Corona will be reviewed. The Central Government held a meeting with the State Government in view of the increasing cases of Corona in various states.

The Centre has also advised states to increase RTPCR testing. Along with this, it has also been said to increase the testing of Corona. The Centre has also asked the states to insist on more vaccination in this meeting.

Significantly, 1805 new cases of corona virus infection have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours, which is less than the 1890 cases reported on Sunday, but the continuously increasing cases of Covid-19 have raised concerns. Meanwhile, a rehearsal was conducted at Delhi government-run hospitals on Sunday to assess preparedness to deal with Covid-19 cases in the city.

The cases of Corona virus infection are also increasing rapidly in Maharashtra. On Sunday, 397 new cases of Covid-19 were reported in Maharashtra. After this, the number of active cases of corona virus infection across the country has increased to 10,300.

The Health Ministry said that the number of deaths due to corona virus infection in the country has crossed 5,30,831. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 3.19 per cent while the weekly positivity rate stands at 1.29 per cent.

The total number of COVID-19 cases has gone up to 4.47 crore (4,47,05,952). The number of active cases comprises 0.02 per cent of the total caseload, while the national recovery rate stands at 98.79 per cent, the ministry said.

As many as 4,41,64,815 people have recovered from the infection so far, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.19 per cent. According to the ministry’s website, 220.65 crore covid vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.

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