India continues to be second-most-affected globally
The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (2,056,575), Kerala (994,052), Karnataka (944,437), Andhra Pradesh (888,760), and Tamil Nadu (844,173).
The number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against Covid-19 has reached 8.2 million under the countrywide inoculation programme.
World coronavirus update: Coronavirus cases rise unabated across the globe, with more than 109 million infected by the deadly contagion. While 81,110,385 have recovered, 2,404,041 have died so far. The US remains the worst-hit country with 28,102,746, followed by India, Brazil, Russia and the United Kingdom. However, it terms of the total number of active cases, US tops the charts, followed by France, UK, Brazil and Belgium.
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