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BS Web Team  | New Delhi 

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LIVE updates: India recorded a single-day rise of 1,65,553 new Covid-19 positive cases, the lowest in 46 days, taking the country's infection tally to 2,78,94,800, according to Union data updated on Sunday. The death toll due to the disease climbed to 3,25,972 in the country with 3,460 fatalities being recorded in a span of 24 hours.

The daily positivity declined to 8.02 per cent, remaining below the 10 per cent-mark for five consecutive days, while the weekly positivity rate dropped to 9.36 per cent.

India continues to be second-most-affected globally.

The six most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (5,692,920), Karnataka (2,546,821), Kerala (2,470,872), Tamil Nadu (2,009,700), Uttar Pradesh (1,686,138), and Andhra Pradesh (1,542,079).
 
World updates: cases rise unabated across the globe, with more than 170.61 million infected by the deadly contagion. While 152,585,061 have recovered, 3,547,874 have died so far. The US remains the worst-hit country with 34,035,318, followed by India, Brazil, France and Turkey. However, in the past seven days, India has added the highest number of fresh cases at 1,517,031, followed by the Brazil (443,604) and Argentina (216,171).


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