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Coronavirus live updates: India reported 186,364 fresh Covid-19 infections today, taking the caseload tally to 27,555,457. Death toll stands at 318,895. Stay tuned for corona-related news

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The six most-affected states by total cases are Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu
live updates: India recorded 186,364 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest daily count in 44 days, as infections continued to decrease in the country. The daily death toll, however, remained over the 3,000-mark, with 3,660 deaths. India's total cases now stand at 27,555,457, while total fatalities are at 318,895, according to MoHFW. The test positivity ratio stands at 9 per cent.

With 33,361 cases reported in the past 24 hours, Tamil Nadu is leading the state list. It is followed by Karnataka with 24,214 new infections. Kerala reported 24,166 cases. Maharashtra 21,273 cases, and Andhra Pradesh 16,167 cases. The case count was 13,046 for West Bengal. Meanwhile, Delhi reported 153 cases of mucormycosis (black fungus) today, exceeding the total number of cases from 620 to 773.

The six most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (5,672,180), Karnataka (2,523,998), Kerala (2,448,554), Tamil Nadu (1,978,621), Uttar Pradesh (1,680,684), and Andhra Pradesh (1,643,557).

World update: cases rise unabated across the globe with 169,604,307 infected by the deadly contagion. While 151,452,982 have recovered, 3,523,421 have died so far. The US remains the worst-hit country with 33,994,291, followed by India, Brazil, France and Turkey. However, in the past seven days, India has added the highest number of fresh cases at 1,596,530, followed by the Brazil (460,249) and Argentina (210,975).

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