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India Covid cases at 28,808,372; global tally 173.7 mn

A health worker collects a swab sample from a factory worker for the Covid-19 test PremiumA health worker collects a swab sample from a factory worker for the Covid-19 test
Melba Vasquez | 06 June, 2021, 23:24

Continuing with the downward trend, India during the last 24 hours, recorded 1.20 lakh COVID-19 cases, which is the lowest one-day spike the country has recorded in the last almost two months. Over 3,380 fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours, the Union health and family welfare ministry said. Single-day rise of 1,14,460 cases pushed India's Covid-19 tally to 2,88,09,339; Death toll surged to 3,46,759 with 2,677 fatalities in the last 24 hours, as per Health Ministry data.

For the second time this week, Ontario's daily COVID-19 case count hit its lowest level in more than seven months.

A total of 96,982 new cases were recorded in a span of 24 hours on April 6.

Active Covid-19 caseload in India declined to 14,77,799 on Sunday as 1,89,232 patients recovered from the coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours. Since then, the new COVID cases rose exponentially and reached their peak at over 4.5 lakh in May starting.

Ontario has administered 9,992,575 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine to date, the province's health minister says.

As many as 364,746,522 samples have been tested in the country up to June 5 including 2,036,311 samples tested on Saturday, the Indian Council of Medical Research informed.

India registered 1,20,529 COVID-19 cases which took the total cases in the country to 2,86,94,879. The weekly positivity rate now stands at 6.89% while the daily positivity rate further diped to 5.78%, less than 10% for 12 consecutive days. Of these 20,84,421 samples were tested on Friday.

In the last three weeks, India has recorded over 85,000 deaths.

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