Coronavirus LIVE: Record 1.32 million vaccinated in a single day in Andhra

Coronavirus unlock live updates: India on Sunday reported 58,419 new Covid-19 cases and 1,576 deaths from the disease. Stay tuned for corona-related updates.

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Coronavirus live updates: India on Sunday reported 58,419 new Covid-19 cases over 24 hours—the slowest daily rise in 81 days, according to data posted by the health ministry.

The country recorded 1,576 deaths from the disease. Its total case load stands at 2,98,81,965 and fatalities at 3,86,713. The daily positivity rate stands at 3.22 per cent: the thirteenth consecutive day it has remained below 5 per cent. The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) norm consider positivity rate below 5 per cent to be within the safe zone.

World coronavirus update: Covid-19 is continuing to spread around the world, with more than 178.9 million confirmed cases and 3,874,879 deaths across nearly 200 countries recorded since China reported its first cases to the World Health Organization (WHO) in December 2019. The US remains the worst-hit country with 34,401,712, followed by India, Brazil, France and Turkey.
To read updates from our yesterday's blog, click here.
10:26 PM

Chhattisgarh records 352 new Covid-19 cases, 10 deaths

Chhattisgarh on Sunday reported 352 fresh coronavirus positive cases and 10 fatalities, taking the infection count to 9,90,675 and the toll to 13,387, a health official said.
The number of recoveries reached 9,68,096 after 115 people were discharged from various hospitals while 566 others completed their home isolation stay during the day. The number of active cases in Chhattisgarh now stands at 9,192, the official told reporters.
Raipur district recorded 17 new cases, taking its overall caseload to 1,57,004, including 3,125 deaths so far. Bijapur recorded 27 new cases while Sukma and Korba saw 25 cases each, he said. (PTI)
10:03 PM

A record 1.32 million get the jab on a single day in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh achieved on Sunday what the health authorities feel could be a world record as over 13.26 lakh people were vaccinated from 6 AM to 8 PM in more than 2,200 locations in all 13 districts of the State.
Covid Task Force chairman of the State K S Jawahar Reddy said it was a remarkable achievement to vaccinate 1.3 million people in a day under the mega vaccination drive.
This showed that our medical team and other staff can take up over one million vaccinations in a day if the government at the Centre maintains the (vaccine) supply, Reddy said. (PTI)
9:42 PM

Coronavirus LIVE: 201 fresh cases in Haryana

9:32 PM

J&K sees 585 Covid cases, 1,354 recoveries

J&K on Sunday saw 1,354 Covid patients recover on Sunday while 585 new cases and 14 deaths were reported during the last 24 hours.
Officials said that 123 cases and seven deaths came to light from Jammu division and 462 cases and seven deaths from the Kashmir division.
A total of 24 cases of black fungus have also been reported so far. (IANS)
9:16 PM

Coronavirus LIVE: 1,006 new cases in Telangana in last 24 hours

9:04 PM

Coronavirus LIVE: Tamil Nadu reports 7,817 new cases

8:44 PM

MP sees only 87 new cases, 30 fatalities

Madhya Pradesh on Sunday reported just 87 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest in the recent past, and 30 deaths, taking the tally to 7,89,261 and the toll to 8,767 while 285 patients recovered, the state Health department said. Of the total 52 districts, 24 districts didn't record any new case in the last 24 hours in the state. The overall count of recoveries in Madhya Pradesh now stands at 7,78,280, it said, adding the state is now left with 2,214 active cases.
8:15 PM

Mumbai sees 733 cases, 19 deaths, 650 recoveries

Mumbai on Sunday reported 733 fresh coronavirus positive cases and 19 fatalities, taking the tally to 7,21,370 and the toll to 15,298, the city civic body said. A total of 650 patients were discharged during the day, taking the count of recoveries in Mumbai so far to 6,88,990, it said, adding the city is now left with 14,809 active cases.
8:08 PM

Haryana to hold mega vaccination drive on International Yoga Day

A mega anti-Covid vaccination drive will be conducted in Haryana on the International Yoga Day on Monday, the state's Health Minister Anil Vij has said. A target has been set to vaccinate 2.5 lakh people during this inoculation drive, Vij told reporters in Ambala on Sunday. Vaccination camps were organised at 61 places in Ambala Cantonment area on Sunday on the directions of the health minister. Vij also appealed to all eligible beneficiaries to get themselves vaccinated.
8:02 PM

Kerala reports 11,647 Covid-19 cases, 112 deaths

Kerala reported 11,647 fresh COVID-19 cases and 112 deaths on Sunday, taking the tally to 28.09 lakh and the toll to 12,060. Recoveries continued to outnumber fresh cases with 12,459 people being cured of the disease, taking the total number of those who have recuperated to 26,90,958.
7:47 PM

Coronavirus LIVE: Manipur reports 527 new cases

7:34 PM

85,907 vaccine doses administered in Delhi on Saturday: Atishi

A total of 85,907 vaccine doses were administered in the national capital on Saturday of which 52,060 wre give to beneficiaries in the 18 to 44 years age group, Delhi MLA Atishi said.
So far, 65,14,825 vaccines have been administered on Saturday and a total of 15,76,775 people have been fully vaccinated, the AAP leader said in the daily vaccination bulletin.
On Saturday, 60,443 people were given their first dose of vaccine while 25,464 received the second and final dose.
Since May 1, when the Delhi government started vaccination of the 18-44 age group, a total of 1,38,568 people in the segment have been fully vaccinated. (PTI)
7:29 PM

Coronavirus LIVE: 733 cases in Mumbai

7:09 PM

Coronavirus LIVE: Karnataka reports 4,517 fresh cases

6:57 PM

Amit Shah to visit three vaccination centres in Gujarat on Monday

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to his home state Gujarat from Monday, where he is scheduled to visit three Covid-19 vaccination centres, including one in Ahmedabad, officials said.
His visit to the vaccination centres on Monday is aimed at encouraging people to become part of the Gujarat government's mega inoculation drive beginning that day, they said.
The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) said in a release on Sunday that it plans to vaccinate one lakh people everyday as part of this mega inoculation drive. (PTI)
6:08 PM

Coronavirus LIVE: 11,647 new cases in Kerala

5:54 PM

Pakistan receives 1.55 million doses of China-made vaccine

Pakistan received 1.55 million doses of a China-made coronavirus vaccine on Sunday, as the immunisation drive picks up pace in the country.
The National Command and Control Centre, Pakistan (NCOC) said the SinoVac was purchased by Pakistan and consignments were delivered in a plane of the Pakistan International Airlines to Islamabad and Karachi.
"China, as a time-tested friend of Pakistan, has taken special measures to ensure the uninterrupted supply of vaccine to Pakistan," the NCOC said. (PTI)
5:42 PM

Nepal reports 2,442 new cases

Nepal reported 2,442 new cases of coronavirus, taking the nationwide tally to 621,056, while the death toll rose to 8,675 with 34 more fatalities, heath officials said on Sunday.
Of the new infections, 548 were recorded in Kathmandu Valley, the officials said.
A total of 42 districts have over 500 active Covid-19 cases. The number is higher in people aged between 20 to 60 years, they said. (PTI)
5:36 PM

Coronavirus LIVE: Andhra Pradesh reports 5,646 new cases

5:32 PM

Haryana extends lockdown till June 28, announces more relaxations

The Haryana government on Sunday extended the Covid-19 lockdown in the state by another week till June 28, but eased restrictions imposed on weddings and funerals, and allowed corporate offices to operate with full attendance.
According to an order issued by Chief Secretary Vijai Vardhan, up to 50 guests can now attend weddings and funerals or cremations, up from 21 earlier, subject to strict observance of Covid-19-appropriate behaviour and social distancing.
Corporate offices can now open with full attendance but there has to be strict observance of social distancing, Covid-19-appropriate behaviour and regular sanitisation, it said.
Weddings can now take place in courts but processions are not allowed, the order said. (PTI)

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First Published: Jun 20 2021 | 7:20 AM IST

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