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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.

Snapshot
  • 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

10:54 PM , 13 Jan

Assam Reported 3,238 COVID-19 Cases

Assam recorded 3,238 new COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths on Thursday.

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10:38 PM , 13 Jan

Haryana Records 7,592 New COVID-19 Cases

Haryana recorded 7,591 fresh coronavirus cases and two fatalities on Thursday.

10:07 PM , 13 Jan

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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8:44 PM , 13 Jan

J&K Reports 1,966 New COVID-19 Cases

Jammu and Kashmir reported 1,966 new cases – 889 from Jammu and 1077 from Kashmir – on Thursday.


Published: 13 Jan 2022, 8:31 AM IST
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