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India registers over 60,000 coronavirus cases

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Most Metro cities are still fighting huge waves, though Mumbai and Delhi have arrested the surge.

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India reported on Tuesday 60,471 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, the lowest since March 31, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Tuesday.

India's COVID caseload continued to fall, lowest since March 29 and 2,726 fatalities due to the virus in the last 24 hours, according to Indo-Asian News Service.


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The South Asian country's total COVID-19 case load now stands at 29.57 million, while total fatalities are at 377,031, the data showed. India added 2,726 deaths overnight.

This is the eighth consecutive day when India has reported less than 100,000 coronavirus cases.

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Workers prepare to take out bodies of six victims of COVID-19 from an ambulance for cremation in New Delhi. AP

On June 14, India recorded 70,421 cases.

India's overall tally of COVID-19 cases now stands at 29,570,871. The active cases have come down below 1,000,000. The country has 913,378 active cases presently and has witnessed 377,031 deaths so far.

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A COVID-19 patient wearing an oxygen mask waits inside an autorickshaw to be attended in Ahmedabad, India. AP

According to the Health Ministry, a total of 117,525 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the total discharge to 28,280,472 till date.

The Health Ministry said that a total of 259,044,072 people have been vaccinated so far in the country, including 3,927,154 who were administered vaccines in the last 24 hours.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 381,375,984 samples have been tested up to June 14 for COVID-19. Of these 1,751,358 samples were tested on Monday.

 

 

 

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