coronavirus infections stands at 4.50 crore with death toll at 531,903. Covid cases have declined over the last three months after a surge in infections due to XBB.1.16 Omicron variant.
Health experts have noted a steady fall in hospital admissions due to the declining number of cases. Despite this, elderly individuals and those with comorbid conditions remain at risk.
Vulnerable populations have been advised to take their booster shots and continue observing covid-19 protocols. Experts say that the current variants of the coronavirus are likely to be less severe due to widespread hybrid immunity, a result of both vaccination efforts and natural infections.
Around 44,460,523 people have recovered from the infection so far and 82 recoveries were reported in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate stands at 98.81%.