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Coronavirus update: At 1,808,550, Maharashtra has the highest number of coronavirus cases, followed by Karnataka 881,086, Andhra Pradesh 866,000, Tamil Nadu 777,616 and Kerala 587,578
PM Modi interacts at Serum Instiute on Covid vaccine development| Photo: @narendramodi
Coronavirus update: On Friday, India reported 41,353 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking its tally to 9,351,224. The country's death toll mounted to 136,238. At 1,808,550, Maharashtra has the highest number of coronavirus cases, followed by Karnataka 881,086, Andhra Pradesh 866,000, Tamil Nadu 777,616 and Kerala 587,578. Delhi recorded 5,482 fresh Covid-19 cases in a day, while 98 more fatalities linked to the disease pushed the city's death toll to 8,909.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Zydus Biotech Park today to review coronavirus vaccine development work at facilities there. From there, PM Modi reached Hyderabad as part of his three-city tour to take stock of Covid-19 vaccine development. he lauded the scientists of Bharat Biotech for their vaccine progress with ICMR.
World coronavirus update: The global tally of coronavirus cases stands at 61,958,809. While 42,772,849 have recovered, 1,448,231 have died so far. The US, the worst-hit country, has 13,450,712 cases, and 271,025 have died from the disease there. It is followed by India, which has 9,351,224 cases, Brazil (6,238,350), Russia (2,215,533), France (2,196,119).
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