New Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recorded 42,766 new COVID-19 cases and 1,206 deaths in the last 24 hours on Saturday (July 10, 2021). The Health Ministry further stated that India’s active caseload is currently at 4,55,033.
The weekly positivity rate in the United States is now 2.34 percent, while the daily positivity rate is 2.19 percent.
The overall number of coronavirus cases has now reached 3,07,95,716, with 2,99,33,538 recovering and 4,07,145 dying.
In contrast, 45,254 patients recovered in the previous 24 hours, bringing the overall number of recoveries to 2,99,33,538.
The Centre had earlier announced on Friday that Maharashtra and Kerala accounted for more than half of the COVID-19 cases filed in India last week. It stated that Maharashtra recorded 21% and Kerala 32%, and emphasised the importance of adhering to containment measures.
The government also remarked on the images from tourist attractions, saying that the way people are interacting without following COVID-19 standards is a “major source of concern,” and that such carelessness increases the risk of viral propagation.
It also stated that the country is currently grappling with the second wave and that “we must reconsider whether we can afford to believe that COVID-19 is done.”