A day after witnessing a sharp decline in the number of daily Covid-19 cases, India today recorded 45,951 infections 817 fatalities in the last 24 hours. The country’s total coronavirus caseload stands at 30,362,848, while the death toll has jumped to 398,454. The Union Health Minister on Tuesday issued a warning against laxity among people. Harsh Vardhan said that although daily infections had declined, the second Covid-19 wave in India is not yet over.
Kerala reported 13,550 new infections, followed by Maharashtra (8,085), Tamil Nadu (4,512), Andhra Pradesh (3,520), Karnataka (3,222), Delhi (101) West Bengal (1,836).
The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (6,044,906), Kerala (2,902,444), Karnataka (2,837,852), Tamil Nadu (2,470,386), Andhra Pradesh (1,883,392).
World coronavirus update: Covid-19 is continuing to spread around the world, with 182,559,439 confirmed cases 3,944,954 deaths across nearly 200 countries recorded since China reported its first cases in December 2019. The US remains the worst-hit country with 34,526,751, followed by India, Brazil, France Russia.