NEW DELHI: India has recorded 30,093 cases of COVID-19 and 374 deaths due to the disease.
There are 3,11,74,322 cases of COVID-19 and out of that, 4,06,130 are active cases, 3,03,53,710 people recovered and 4,14,482 people died.
Globally, there are 19,14,31,742 cases of the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Out of that, 6,13,18,641 are active cases, 12,59,94,836 people recovered and 41,18,265 people died.
Central government, in a written statement, declared that no deaths due to lack of oxygen were specifically reported by states and Union territories during the second COVID-19 wave.
Bharati Pravin Pawar, minister of health, said in a written reply at the Rajya Sabha, demand for medical oxygen increased during the second wave. This demand peaked at nearly 9000 MT as compared to 3095 MT during the first wave and the centre had to step in to facilitate equitable distribution to the States.
Central government's fourth serosurvey results revealed that 67.6% of Indian citizens now have developed antibodies against SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This happened either through infection or through vaccination.
However, there are concerns about a possible third wave of the pandemic.
Union health ministry issued a warning regarding traveling and said people should undergo long-distance traveling only after being fully vaccinated.
Centre released an advisory which stated;