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Coronavirus live updates: In the last 24 hours, India registered 17,015 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the tally to 10,512,8311. Globally, nearly 93 million people have been infected by the virus

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update:  In the last 24 hours, India registered 17,015 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the tally to 10,514,580. Globally, nearly 93 million people have been infected by the virus. The country continues to be second-most-affected globally, and ranks 13th among worst-wit nations by active cases, according to data from Worldometer. The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (1,981,623), Karnataka (929,552), Andhra Pradesh (885,437), Tamil Nadu (828,287), and Kerala (825,769).

Thirteen international experts of the WHO arrived in Wuhan on Thursday for the long-awaited probe into the origins of the deadly pandemic, while two others did not board the flight from Singapore to the central Chinese city after they tested positive for Covid-19 antibodies.

China reported its first death from the in nine months, as a new flareup in the country spreads to more regions ahead of the Chinese New Year holidays, according to Bloomberg.

World coronavirus update: Coronavirus cases rise unabated across the globe, with nearly 93 million infected by the deadly contagion. While 66,458,743 have recovered, 1,990,483 have died so far. The US remains the worst-hit country with 23,614,679, 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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