14,199 new Covid cases, 83 more deaths reported

Active Covid-19 cases stand at 1,50,055, while 1,06,99,410 people have recovered from the disease

14,199 new Covid cases, 83 more deaths reported

Photo for representation purposes. Tribune file

New Delhi, February 22

India’s total tally of Covid cases surpassed 1.1 crore with 14,199 new infections being reported in a day, while active cases registered an increase for the fifth consecutive day, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.

The total coronavirus cases have increased to 1,10,05,850, while the death toll increased to 1,56,385 with 83 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,06,99,410, which translates to a national Covid recovery rate of 97.22 per cent and the case fatality rate stands at 1.42 per cent.

Active coronavirus infections in the country increased to 1,50,055 which comprises 1.36 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

According to the ICMR, 21,15,51,746 samples have been tested up to February 21 with 6,20,216 samples being tested on Sunday. 

The 83 new fatalities include 35 from Maharashtra, 15 from Kerala, six from Punjab, five from Chhattisgarh and four from Madhya Pradesh.

A total of 1,56,385 deaths have been reported so far in the country, including 51,788 from Maharashtra, followed by 12,460 from Tamil Nadu, 12,294 from Karnataka, 10,900 from Delhi, 10,249 from West Bengal, 8,715 from Uttar Pradesh and 7,167 from Andhra Pradesh. PTI

Tribune Shorts


Top Stories

India's GDP grows at 8.4%  in July-September this year

GDP grows at 8.4% in July-September this year

This is against a contraction of 7.4% caused in July-Septemb...

Centre extends containment measures till December 31 amid global concerns about omicron

Centre extends containment measures till December 31 amid global concerns about omicron

Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla asks states and UTs to stri...

Opposition leaders meet Naidu, seek suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha members be revoked

Congress-led Opposition to boycott Rajya Sabha over suspension of 12 MPs; govt defends suspensions

The decision to boycott was taken at a morning meeting of op...

Govt says ready to review suspensions if MPs apologise; Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

Congress, opposition parties walk out of RS after Naidu rejects demand to revoke suspension of 12 MPs

Suspended MPs have not shown any remorse, but on the contrar...

New Haryana Chief Secretary Kaushal follows in footsteps of father-in-law, brother

New Haryana Chief Secretary Kaushal follows in footsteps of father-in-law, brother

Kaushal had also been the Principal Secretary to Chief Minis...

Cities

View All