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Coronavirus Live updates

India reported as many as 91,702 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases and 3,403 deaths in the preceding 24 hours, data put out by the Union ministry of health and family welfare showed. The cumulative infection tally in the country now stands at 29,274,823, while the death toll has reached 363,079, according to health ministry data.

India reported as many as 134,580 recoveries from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, with the data showing that over 27.79 million people in the country have already been cured of the coronavirus disease. The country’s recovery rate now stands at 94.93%, as per health ministry data. Incidentally, the number of daily recoveries are continuing to outperform daily new cases for nearly a month now.

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India reports 84,332 new Covid-19 cases, lowest in over two months
India reports 84,332 new Covid-19 cases (lowest after 70 days), 121,311 patient discharges, and 4,002 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the health ministry.
Total cases: 29,359,155
Total discharges: 27,911,384
Death toll: 367,081
Active cases: 1,080,690
Vaccination: 249,600,304
719 doctors died during Covid-19 second wave: IMA

Indian Medical Association (IMA) says 719 doctors died during second wave of COVID-19 pandemic; maximum 111 doctors lost their lives in Bihar, followed by Delhi (109) pic.twitter.com/4CCFSIMZj6

Telangana: ‘Covid orphans’ to get mobile phones uploaded with emergency numbers

With an aim to ensure the safety of children who lost their parents to Covid-19, the Department of Women Development and Child Welfare has decided to give them mobile phones containing all the necessary numbers including that of the district child protection officer (DCPO) as well as a helpline and emergency numbers.

Black fungus cases in Uttarakhand reach 356. Dehradun reports 21 news cases, 6 deaths

Dehradun reported 21 new cases of black fungus and six deaths on July 10, informed the state Health Department on Friday.

With this, the total number of black fungus patients in the Dehradun district has gone up to 319, while the cumulative black fungus cases in Uttarakhand now stand at 356 with 56 deaths.

Reviewing reducing gap between jabs, says govt

India’s vaccination expert group is reviewing the decision to delay the second doses of Covishield, a top government expert said on Friday, as new scientific evidence from other countries suggests a single dose may not be adequately protected against the Delta variant of the coronavirus that has swept across the country.

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