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Coronavirus live updates: Uttar Pradesh says it has vaccinated 48 per cent of its population; hundreds in Istanbul protest against the government's inoculation campaign.

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A medical worker administers on September 11, 2021 a Covid-19 vaccine dose in Dhari village near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district. (PTI Photo)
live updates: India recorded 28,591 new cases of Covid-19 and 338 deaths from the disease in 24 hours, said the health ministry on Sunday.
 
The new data increased total cases to 33.23 million and fatalities to 442,655.

Covid-19 affected the country but economic recovery was faster than the damage, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday.

Uttar Pradesh said on Saturday it had recorded 14 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours and no death, attributing vaccinations for the pandemic slowing down. About 48 per cent population of India’s largest state is vaccinated.

World updates: China’s National Health Commission sent a special team to a city in eastern Fujian province after Covid-19 cases were reported, Bloomberg reported.

Hundreds of people gathered in Istanbul to protest against the government’s vaccination campaign and other measures to contain the pandemic, including the requirement to wear facemasks in all public areas.

Soccer’s international governing body cleared players from Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Paraguay to turn out for their Premier League clubs this weekend. 

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