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A woman walks past a graffiti of a girl wearing a protective mask in Mumbai. File photo/Reuters
India saw a daily spurt of 48,648 coronavirus infections, taking its tally to 8.09 million, health ministry data showed on Friday.
India is the world’s second worst affected country, after the United States, which has nearly 9 million infections and hit a daily record of more than 91,000 cases on Thursday.
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Cases in India have been dipping since a peak hit in September, but experts have warned of a possible spike during the festival season, which runs until mid-November.
The death toll rose 563 to stand at 121,090, the ministry added.
The total number of coronavirus cases in the country mounted to 8.79 million cases, while the deaths rose to 129,635 , health ministry data showed on Sunday.
India hopes five locally-tested vaccines will help it to control COVID-19, as those developed by Pfizer and Moderna may not be available to it in big quantities soon.
As per Health Ministry data, the total death toll rose to 1,31,578 with 585 more fatalities in the last 24 hours, a jump of 24 per cent over the previous day's figure.
India recorded 38,310 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, taking its tally to 8.27 million, health ministry data showed on Tuesday.
In a statement given to 'Nation Shield,' the UAE Armed Forces magazine, Sheikh Khalifa added that these sacrifices are "medals of pride" that will adorn "our chests and those of our children and grandchildren."
Light rains fell over different parts of the country on Sunday. Rains started falling at 3pm, due to the effect of the extension of a weak western surface air depression with the extension of another weak western air depression in the upper layers of the atmosphere, resulting in a state of weather instability, according to the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM).
In his message, Modi thanked Sheikh Mohammed and the UAE government for the efforts of the country’s health authorities to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic, protect the entire community, reduce the spread of the virus...
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