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In Pics | COVID-19 data highlights for April 12: Highest daily count with 1,68,912 new cases, biggest one-day rise in deaths in 6 months and more

Updated : April 12, 2021 12:31 PM IST

The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is hitting the country hard. With several states imposing curfews and partial lockdowns, it seems the battle against the pandemic is going to last longer than anticipated. Here are the key highlights from the latest data released by the health ministry:

The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is hitting the country hard. With several states imposing curfews and partial lockdowns, it seems the battle against the pandemic is going to last longer than anticipated. Here are the key highlights from the latest data released by the health ministry:
The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is hitting the country hard. With several states imposing curfews and partial lockdowns, it seems the battle against the pandemic is going to last longer than anticipated. Here are the key highlights from the latest data released by the health ministry:
The active COVID-19 cases in India breached the 12-lakh mark for the first time after a record high of over 1.6 lakh new infections, threatening to stretch the health infrastructure to the brink.
The active COVID-19 cases in India breached the 12-lakh mark for the first time after a record high of over 1.6 lakh new infections, threatening to stretch the health infrastructure to the brink.
The active caseload, which was at its lowest at 1,35,926 on February 12, currently stands at 12,01,009 while the death toll increased to 1,70,179 with 904 new fatalities, the highest since October 18. (Image: Reuters)
The active caseload, which was at its lowest at 1,35,926 on February 12, currently stands at 12,01,009 while the death toll increased to 1,70,179 with 904 new fatalities, the highest since October 18. (Image: Reuters)
The total number of vaccinated people in the country stood at 10,45,28,565 on Monday morning including nearly 30 lakh vaccinations done in the last 24 hours. (Image: Reuters)
The total number of vaccinated people in the country stood at 10,45,28,565 on Monday morning including nearly 30 lakh vaccinations done in the last 24 hours. (Image: Reuters)
The national recovery rate has fallen below 90 percent and currently stands at 89.86 percent. On the other hand, the proportion of active cases has increased for 33 consecutive days and now constitutes 8.88 percent of the total infections. (Image:  Reuters)
The national recovery rate has fallen below 90 percent and currently stands at 89.86 percent. On the other hand, the proportion of active cases has increased for 33 consecutive days and now constitutes 8.88 percent of the total infections. (Image:  Reuters)
There is some encouraging news as well. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 12,15,6529. (Image:  Reuters)
There is some encouraging news as well. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 12,15,6529. (Image:  Reuters)
The ICMR data reveals that 25,78,06,986 samples have been tested up to April 11 including 11,80,136 samples that were tested on Sunday. (Image: PTI)
The ICMR data reveals that 25,78,06,986 samples have been tested up to April 11 including 11,80,136 samples that were tested on Sunday. (Image: PTI)
Published : April 10, 2021 02:38 PM IST
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