Bhubaneswar: India’s second wave of COVID-19 pandemic is becoming more serious day by day as the country, for the first time since the start of the pandemic last year, reported over 2 lakh cases yesterday.
As per the data released by the union Ministry of Health and Family welfare, the country has reported as many as 200,739 cases on Wednesday taking the total tally to 1,40,74,564 which includes 14,71,877 active cases, 173123 deaths and 1,24,29,564 recoveries.
The daily death toll has also crossed the one thousand mark to 1038, while 93,528 people have recovered yesterday.
Meanwhile, as many as 11,44,93,238 peoples have been vaccinated so far, the ministry said.
Odisha report nearly 3000 cases
Odisha has reported as many as 2989 new positive cases on Wednesday taking the tally to 3.58 lakh. However, total active cases in the state now stands at 14621 and total recoveries stands at 3.41 lakh. As many as 610 patients recovered yesterday, the state Information and Public Relations Department said.