coronavirus update indiaas on : 06 January 2021 10:04 GMT+5:30
COVID-19 India Updates: 1,076 New Cases In India In Last 24 Hours With 32 Deaths
Coronavirus: More than 1,700 positive COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from hospitals so far.
COVID-19 India Updates: 1,076 New Cases In India In Last 24 Hours With 32 Deaths(File Image)
NEW DELHI: In India the number of people tested positive with novel coronavirus in India has hiked to 13,835, with 1,076 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. The highly infectious coronavirus has killed 452 in the country, government data shows.
However, more than 1,700 patients have recovered from COVID-19 and discharged from hospitals so far with the biggest spike coming on the last day.
The government today said that the doubling rate of COVID-19 cases is down to 6.2 days, compared to three days before the nationwide lockdown that started last month.
"Before the lockdown, doubling rate of COVID19 cases was about 3 days, but according to data in the past seven days, the doubling rate of cases now stands at 6.2 days," said Health Ministry official Lav Aggarwal.
"The doubling rate in 19 states and Union Territories are even lower than the average doubling rate," he added."We have been witnessing an average growth factor at 1.2 since April 1 which stood at 2.1 (average) between March 15 - March 31.