Coronavirus LIVE: 25,833 new cases in Maharashtra, highest since outbreak
Coronavirus live updates: Covid-19 positive cases rise unabated across the globe with 121,987,124
A healthcare worker using the vials of Covid-19 vaccine during the vaccination drive
Coronavirus live updates: India reported 35,871 fresh Covid-19 cases on Wednesday pushing the overall tally to 11,474,605, according to Worldometer. The death toll from the deadly infection jumped to 159,249. Maharashtra reported as many as 23,179 new cases of coronavirus. The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (2,370,507), Kerala (1,094,294), Karnataka (962,339), Andhra Pradesh (892,269), and Tamil Nadu (861,429).
In a first such warning against an emerging second peak of Covid-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday asked states to take quick and decisive steps to check the spread of the virus.
World coronavirus update: Coronavirus cases rise unabated across the globe with 121,987,124 infected by the deadly contagion. While 98,184,671 have recovered, 2,691,497 have died so far. The US remains the worst-hit country with 30,291,786, followed by Brazil, India, Russia and the United Kingdom. However, it terms of the total number of active cases, US tops the charts, followed by France, Brazil, Belgium and UK.