Coronavirus LIVE: Kerala reports 5,397 new Covid-19 positive cases
Coronavirus live updates: Globally, over 108.2 million people have been infected by the virus and the death toll stands at 2,369,253
A health worker shows COVID 19 vaccine Covaxin at R. G. Kar Medical College and hospital during COVID 19 vaccine run, in Kolkata on Wednesday.
Coronavirus update: India recorded 9,309 fresh Covid-19 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the past 24 hours. The country reported a net reduction of 6,636 in active coronavirus cases to bring its count down at 135,926, which is 85.89 per cent lower than the September 18 peak of 1,017,754. India’s share of global active coronavirus cases now stands at 0.56 per cent (one in 179). The caseload tally stands at 10,880,603. The country continues to be second-most-affected globally, and ranks 17th among worst-hit nations by active cases.
The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (2,052,253), Kerala (983,374), Karnataka (943,627), Andhra Pradesh (888,605), and Tamil Nadu (843,209).
The number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against Covid-19 reached 7.5 million on Thursday, the 27th day of the countrywide inoculation programme, the Union Health Ministry said.
World coronavirus update: Coronavirus cases rise unabated across the globe, with nearly 107.3 million infected by the deadly contagion. While 79,428,653 have recovered, 2,377,011 have died so far. The US remains the worst-hit country with 27,793,890, followed by India, Brazil, Russia and the United Kingdom. However, it terms of the total number of active cases, US tops the charts, followed by France, UK, Brazil and Belgium.
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