Coronavirus LIVE: Maharashtra records 8,293 new Covid-19 cases, 62 deaths
Coronavirus LIVE updates: Globally, more than 114.3 million people have been infected by the virus and the death toll stands at 2,536,694
India continues to be second-most-affected globally, and ranks 13th among worst-hit nations by active cases. The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (2,130,000), Kerala (1,052,000), Karnataka (949,636), Andhra Pradesh (889,585), and Tamil Nadu (850,096). The number of beneficiaries vaccinated against Covid-19 has reached 14.2 million under the countrywide inoculation programme.
India will start the next stage of vaccinating those above 60 years of age and those above 45 with comorbidities, such as diabetes and heart ailments, from March 1.
Maharashtra reported 8,293 new Covid-19 cases, 3,753 recoveries
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Covid-19: Aurangabad's case count crosses 50,000-mark
The coronavirus infection count in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra crossed the 50,000-mark with the addition of 297 cases, an official said on Sunday, according to PTI. The case count now stands at 50,110, the district official said. The number of active cases in the district till Saturday night was 1,917, he said. The virus claimed the lives of two persons, which took the death toll to 1,266, the official said. A total of 69 patients were discharged from various facilities post-recovery, which took the count of such persons to 46,927.
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LIVE: Punjab minister found positive by state health department, tests negative at PGIMER
Randhawa's samples were collected by the state health department from the MLA Hostel here on February 25. Before the test report came, the minister again got himself tested at a private lab here on February 27. While the state health department test came back positive, the private lab found him negative for coronavirus on Saturday, Randhawa said, PTI reported.
Later in the evening, he went to the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) for a third test, which also came back negative. Randhawa said he was "surprised" by the report of the test conducted by the health authorities as his other two tests came back negative. He said he has shared his reports with the state health minister and other senior officials, as per PTI.
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Altogether, 4,05,647 samples have been tested, including 312 on Saturday, Jampa said. Meanwhile, State Immunisation Officer (SIO) Dimong Padung said 32,325 health and frontline workers have received vaccine shots in the state thus far. The health department has been carrying out the inoculation drive four days a week – Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, as per PTI report.
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First Published: Feb 28 2021 | 07:03 AM IST