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Coronavirus live updates: Just 12,448 fresh Covid-19 cases recorded in India in the last 24 hours took the tally to 10,479,879. Globally, 91.2 million people have been infected by the virus

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BS Web Team  | New Delhi 

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live updates: The Centre said 54.72 lakh Covid-19 vaccine doses have been received at designated national and state-level stores till Tuesday afternoon, and all the shots -- 1.1 crore from the Serum Institute of India and 55 lakh from Bharat Biotech -- will be received by January 14.

Meanwhile, India continues to show a downward trend in the number of new cases. In the last 24 hours, only 12,448 fresh cases were recorded which took the tally to 10,485,420. While the country continues to be second-most-affected globally overall, it has slipped to 14th among worst-wit nations by active cases, according to data from Worldometer.

The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (1,965,556), Karnataka (926,767), Andhra Pradesh (884,689), Tamil Nadu (825,537), and Kerala (806,603).
 
World update: Coronavirus cases rise unabated across the globe, with over 91.2 million infected by the deadly contagion. While 65,463,165 have recovered, 1,957,126 have died so far. The US remains the worst-hit country with 23,137,384, 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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