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A total number of 68,020 new coronavirus cases are reported in the country in the last 24 hours taking the total tally to 1,20,39,644 as per the reports coming from the Union Health Ministry. The total recoveries in the country are said to be 1,13,55,993 and Maharashtra reported 40,414 new cases in the state. Karnataka reported more than 3000 cases in a day. 291 people passed away in the country in the last 24 hours and the death toll reached 1,61,843. The active cases for coronavirus reached 5,21,808 and Pune reported 8324 new cases yesterday which is the highest ever single-day count.
Eight states Maharashtra, Karnataka, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Chhattisgarh account to 84.5 percent of the total coronavirus cases reported in India. 6,05,30,435 people took up coronavirus vaccination in India till date. Over 16 staff members working in a Bengaluru-based pub are tested positive for coronavirus and the pub has been shut since Sunday. Most of the Indian states banned Holi celebrations after the sudden rise in the number of coronavirus cases. 68 staff members of Sri Lakhsmi Narasimha Swamy temple in Telangana are tested positive for coronavirus.
32,231 people recovered and are discharged from hospitals in th last 24 hours as per the reports given by the Union Health Ministry. As per the reports from the Indian Council of Medical Research, the total number of samples tested yesterday in India are said to be 9,13,319 and the samples tested yesterday are 24,18,64,161. Delhi reported 1881 new cases of coronavirus yesterday which is the highest in the last 105 days.
By Siva Kumar