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BS Web Team  | New Delhi 

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Corona updates: India's total tally of Covid-19 cases surged to 30,585,229 on Monday with 39,796 new infections being reported in a day, while 29,700,430 have recovered, according to MoHFW. The death count increased to 402,728 with 723 new fatalities, the data showed.

At least three confirmed cases of avascular necrosis after Covid-19 have been scientifically reported from Mumbai, and doctors fear more are likely in the next few months. The common factor between mucormycosis and avascular necrosis is the use of steroids, the only drug proven to help Covid patients.

Kerala reported 11,551 new infections, followed by Maharashtra (9,336), Tamil Nadu (3,867), Andhra Pradesh (3,175), Karnataka (1,564), Delhi (94) and West Bengal (1,297).

The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (6,098,177), Kerala (2,973,135), Karnataka (2,853,643), Tamil Nadu (2,296,287), and Andhra Pradesh (1,902,923).

World update: Covid-19 is continuing to spread around the world, with 184,549,082 confirmed cases and 3,993,074 deaths across nearly 200 countries recorded since China reported its first cases in December 2019. The US remains the worst-hit country with 34,592,372 cases, followed by India, Brazil, France and Russia. 

To read updates from our yesterday's blog, click here

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