Coronavirus LIVE: India adds 1 mn cases in 13 days, tally crosses 4 mn
Coronavirus latest news: India's Covid total is now at 3,936,747. Maharashtra, Andhra, Karnataka, Delhi and Tamil Nadu account for 70% of total deaths in India. Stay tuned for coronavirus LIVE updates
A health worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) collects a nasal sample from a Delhi Police Constable at a local health centre to conduct tests for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), amid the spread of the disease, in New Delhi
Coronavirus update: India has once again recorded over 80,000 new coronavirus cases in a single-day at 83,341. The total now stands at 3,936,747. As many as 1,083 deaths were recorded across India yesterday, pushing the total Covid death toll to 68,569. Going by the current trend, India is seen overtaking Brazil as the most affected nation after the US in the next 48 hours. On a positive note, India's Covid-19 recoveries have surged to 29,70,492, pushing the recovery rate to over 77 per cent, according to the MoHFW.
Delhi has recorded 2,737 new cases, its highest single-day spike in 67 days. Its tally now stands at 182,306. The five most affected states by total tally of cases are Maharashtra (843,844), Andhra Pradesh (465,730), Tamil Nadu (439,959), Karnataka (370,206), and Uttar Pradesh (247,101). These five states account for 62 per cent of all active Covid-19 cases in the country. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Delhi and Tamil Nadu account for 70 per cent of total coronavirus deaths in India.
Coronavirus world update: As many as 26,456,575 people around the world have been diagnosed with Covid-19. While more than 18,646,248 have recovered, 872,473 have died so far. The US, which is the worst-hit country, has 6,334,614. cases. It is followed by Brazil, which has 4,046,150, India (3,936,747) and Russia (1,009,995).
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