COVID-19: At 28,867 New Cases, Delhi's Single-Day Spike at All-Time High
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Amid the surge in coronavirus cases across India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting on COVID-19 with the chief ministers of all the states on Thursday, 13 January, via video conference.
Meanwhile, Delhi on Thursday reported 28,867 new COVID-19 cases and 31 deaths due to the viral disease.
This is Delhi's highest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases till date. The capital city had recorded 28,395 cases on 20 April, during the devastating second wave of the pandemic.
India on Thursday reported 2.47 lakh single-day cases – the highest since May – and 380 deaths.
The total active case tally has reached 11,17,531, while the daily positivity rate has risen to 13.11 percent
The country has confirmed 5,488 cases of the Omicron variant so far
3 crore youngsters between the 15-18 age group have received first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, as per Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya
Assam Reported 3,238 COVID-19 Cases
Assam recorded 3,238 new COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths on Thursday.
Haryana Records 7,592 New COVID-19 Cases
Haryana recorded 7,591 fresh coronavirus cases and two fatalities on Thursday.
Elective Surgeries Suspended at Delhi's LNJP & GTB Hospitals
Routine/elective surgeries have been suspended at Delhi's Lok Nayak Hospital (LNJP) and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital (GTB) Hospitals until further notice.
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