A health worker shows a sample for Covid-19 testing | Photo: PTI
LIVE updates: India reported 45,209 fresh cooronavirus cases, taking the infection tally in the country to 9,095,908, while the recoveries surged to 8,521,617, according to the Union Health Ministry’s data updated on Sunday. India is the second worst-affected country in the world after the US. The total confirmed Covid-19 case count in India has crossed 9 million-mark, but the daily spike in new cases is witnessing a drop. The country’s death toll has mounted to 133,263.
At 17,68,695, Maharashtra has the highest number of cases, followed by Karnataka 869,561, Andhra Pradesh 859,932, Tamil Nadu 766,677 and Kerala 551,669. Delhi recorded 118 new fatalities and 6,608 fresh cases on Friday, taking the infection tally in the city to 517,000.
World coronavirus update: The global tally of coronavirus cases stands at 58,494,728. While 40,093,744 have recovered, 1,386,570 have died so far. The US, the worst-hit country, has 12,268,678 cases, and 260,235 have died from the disease there. It is followed by India, which has 9,050,613 cases, Brazil (6,020,164), France (2,109,170), Russia (2,039,926 .
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