A health worker collects a nasal swab sample from a woman at a primary health centre in Hyderabad. AFP
India reported on Monday a daily rise in new coronavirus infections of 100,636 cases over the past 24 hours, 13,824 cases less than Sunday, while deaths rose by 2,427. During the same time span, 2,427 more people succumbed to the pandemic, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said.
The South Asian nation's tally of infections now stands at 28.9 million, while the death toll has reached 349,186, health ministry data showed.
On Sunday (June 6), India had reported 114,460 cases, lowest spike since April 6.
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India's overall tally of COVID-19 cases now stands at 28,909,975 with 1,401,609 active cases and 349,186 deaths so far, according to Indo-Asian News Service.
Over the last few days, India's fresh COVID cases have seen downward trend, maintaining over 100,000 infections every 24 hours, while the deaths have also remained below the 3,000 mark. After battling a brutal second wave for weeks, fresh COVID cases came down below the three lakh-mark for the first time on May 17 after touching record high of 414,188 on May 7.
A woman leaves after receiving her second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Mumbai, India, on Friday. AP
In the last three weeks, India has recorded over 90,000 deaths. India registered record fatalities due to COVID-19 on May 21 with 4,529 deaths — the highest from COVID infection in any country in a day since the coronavirus outbreak was reported in China's Wuhan in December 2019. It surpassed 4,468 deaths in the US on January 12, and earlier 4,211 in Brazil on April 6.
According to the Health Ministry, a total of 174,399 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the total discharge to 27,159,180 till date.
The Health Ministry said that a total of 232,786,482 people have been vaccinated so far in the country, including 1,390,916 who were administered vaccines in the last 24 hours.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 366,334,111 samples have been tested up to June 6 for COVID-19. Of these 1,587,589 samples were tested on Sunday.
Muller, who previously played in Abu Dhabi, said: “I came to India with a 6-month visa to play in Kerala. I did not play any game after spending £1,567 on visa and tickets." The police informed the player that he should go to the airport, because he was struggling to find a hotel to stay.
India on Sunday reported 6,767 new coronavirus infections, the country’s biggest one-day increase. Government data shows the number of coronavirus cases in the world’s second-most populous country are doubling every 13 days or so, even as the government begins easing lockdown restrictions.
The tally of infections stood at al 28.69 million and the death toll at 344,082, data from the federal health ministry showed. The fatalities witnessed a spike, crossing 3,000 mark on Saturday once again after recording over 2,000 deaths in the last two days.
The Ministry, on Saturday, on its official twitter account said, “In view of the announcement by the health authorities in the Federal Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Equatorial Guinea of monitoring outbreaks of "Marburg" virus, and based on the Ministry's concern for the safety of the country's citizens, the Ministry advises to postpone travel to the Federal Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Equatorial Guinea in this period.”
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They also do not know how to draw the attention of passersby to help them, which puts them at serious risks including death.