Coronavirus LIVE: Mumbai sees below 1,000 daily cases after two months
Coronavirus LIVE updates: The six most-affected states by total cases are Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu
BS Web Team New Delhi
Coronavirus live updates: India reported on Tuesday reported 263,533 fresh Covid-19 cases to take total infections past 25 million. The health ministry’s morning update showed total infections now stand at 25,341,839. The country recorded 4,329 deaths in the last 24 hours to take total fatalities to 279,919.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a virtual meeting field officials from states and districts, where there has been a surge in Covid-19 cases, his office said. President Joe Biden said the US plans to send an additional 20 million doses of vaccines abroad by the end of June as supply is beginning to outstrip demand.
More than 184.4 million cumulative Covid-19 vaccine doses administered so far, according to the Ministry of Health.
World coronavirus update: Coronavirus cases rise unabated across the globe, with more than 164.3 million infected by the deadly contagion. While 143,169,889 have recovered, 3,406,786 have died so far. The US remains the worst-hit country with 33,747,638, followed by India, Brazil, France and Turkey.
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First Published: May 17 2021 | 6:43 AM IST