Covid LIVE: ‘60% of elderly population got no less than one dose of vaccine’


Coronavirus live updates: Fresh infections continued to fall as it has been seven days since cases have not breached 200,000-mark. India reported 132,364 fresh Covid-19 infections today, taking the caseload to 28,574,350. Test positivity rate is at 6.3%. Deaths, alternatively, have not seen a proportionate decline. Today is the 45th consecutive day of over 2,000 day by day Covid deaths reported from the country. With 2,713 new fatalities, the death toll is now at 340,702, according to MoHFW. It continues to be the second one worst-hit nation. 

With 24,405 cases reported prior to now 24 hours, Tamil Nadu is leading the state list. It is followed by Karnataka with 18,324 new infections. Kerala  reported 18,853 cases. Maharashtra 15,229, and Andhra Pradesh 11,421 cases. The case count used to be 8,811 for West Bengal.

City-wise, Bengaluru continued to outline most cases among major cities in India, with 4,095 new infections confirmed in the final 24 hours. Meantime, Chennai reported 2,217 new cases, while the same at Kolkata used to be 1,040. The number of new cases in Mumbai and Delhi used to be 925 and 487 respectively.

The six most affected states by complete cases are Maharashtra (5,776,184), Karnataka (26,35,122), Kerala (2,584,853), Tamil Nadu (2,172,751), and Andhra Pradesh (1,728,577).

World coronavirus update: The world is seeing a slight decline in the number of fresh coronavirus cases that are recorded day by day. 172,879,928 has been infected across the globe by the lethal contagion since November 2019. While 155,806,518 have retrieved, 3,716,157 have died so far. The USA remains the worst-hit country with 34,173,426, followed by India, Brazil, France and Turkey. Then again, prior to now seven days, India has added the highest number of fresh cases at 1,073,053, followed by the Brazil (444,641) and Argentina (230,021).

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