A health worker administers Covid vaccine to a student traveling abroad for higher studies, in Hyderabad on Tuesday | Photo: PTI
Coronavirus live updates:
India’s daily Covid-19 cases remained below the 100,000 today, however, the daily death record again saw a spike. The country reported 91,702 new infections today and 3,403 new deaths, taking the total number of confirmed infections in India to 29,273,338 and deaths to 363,097, said the health ministry
With 16,813 cases reported in the past 24 hours, Tamil Nadu is leading the state list. It is followed by Kerala with 14,424 new infections. Maharashtra reported 12,207 cases. Karnataka 11,042, and Andhra Pradesh 8,110 cases. Delhi reported 305 fresh cases and West Bengal 5,384.
The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (5,876,087), Karnataka (2,739,290), Kerala (2,688,590), Tamil Nadu (2,308,838), Andhra Pradesh (1,787,883).
update: Covid-19 is continuing to spread around the world, with more than 175.6 million confirmed cases and 3,788,152 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 34,274,298, followed by India, Brazil, France and Turkey.