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Coronavirus live updates: At 1,780,208, Maharashtra has the highest number of coronavirus cases, followed by Karnataka 873,046, Andhra Pradesh 862,000, Tamil Nadu 769,000 and Kerala 562,735

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BS Web Team  | New Delhi 

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A health worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) collects a swab sample from a man at the Sadar Bazar market to conduct tests for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Delhi on Wednesday.
update: The total confirmed case count in India has now crossed 9.1 million. On Sunday, India reported 44,404 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking its tally to 9,140,312. The country's death toll has mounted to 133,773. At 1,780,208, Maharashtra has the highest number of cases, followed by Karnataka 873,046, Andhra Pradesh 862,000, Tamil Nadu 769,000 and Kerala 562,735. Delhi recorded 6,746 fresh Covid-19 cases on Sunday and a positivity rate of 12.29 per cent while 121 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 8,391, authorities said. The total number of cases has climbed to 529,863.

vaccine progress: Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine shows 70% efficacy. Efficacy ranged from 62% to 90% depending on dosage given, AstraZeneca and Oxford said.

World coronavirus update: The global tally of coronavirus cases stands at 58,970,525. While 40,759,532 have recovered, 1,393,227 have died so far. The US, the worst-hit country, has 12,588,661 cases, and 262,696 have died from the disease there. It is followed by India, which has 9,140,312 cases, Brazil (6,071,401), France (2,140,208), Russia (2,089,329).

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