Covid LIVE: Maharashtra sees 6,910 new cases in a day; 1,904 in Tamil Nadu
Coronavirus LIVE updates: India records 30,093 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Delhi records 36 cases, lowest in 2021. Stay tuned for corona-related news
Coronavirus updates: India records 30,093 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours while the deaths from the virus dipped to a 111-day low at 374. The total caseload stands at 31,174,322 and death toll at 414,482. The Centre will brief opposition parties on the Covid-19 situation in the country and strategies being implemented to deal with it today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also participate and would inform the leaders about the policies of the government.
Kerala reported 9,931 new infections, Maharashtra 6,017, followed by Andhra Pradesh (1,628), Tamil Nadu (1,971), Karnataka (1,291), and Delhi (36).
From the northeastern states, Assam reported 1,797 new cases and Manipur 774.
The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (6,220,207), Kerala (3,170,868), Karnataka (2,885,238), Tamil Nadu (2,537,373), and Andhra Pradesh (1,941,724).
World coronavirus update: Covid-19 is continuing to spread around the world, with 191,686,746 confirmed cases and 4,112,531 deaths across nearly 200 countries recorded since China reported its first cases in December 2019. The US remains the worst-hit country with 35,015,899 cases, followed by India, Brazil, Russia and France.