Coronavirus Latest News LIVE Updates: Over 19.84 cr inoculated so far, including almost 2 cr people in 18-44 age group, says Centre

09:58 (IST)

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India's daily COVID-19 tally drops to 1.96 lakh

India registered 1,96,427 fresh coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, taking the cumulative COVID-19 tally in the country over 2.69 crore, said the Union health ministry on Tuesday.

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Over 19.84 cr inoculated, including almost 2 cr in 18-44 age group, so far: Centre

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 19.84 crore, the Union health ministry said on Monday.

It said 12,52,320 beneficiaries in the 18-44 age group received their first dose of Covid vaccine on Monday and cumulatively 1,18,81,337 people across 37 states and UTs have received it since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive on 1 May.

09:32 (IST)

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Nearly 18,000 new cases, 153 deaths in Bengal 

West Bengal on Monday reported 17,883 new COVID-19 cases and 153 more deaths, as per a bulletin issued by the Health Department. The new cases were detected after testing 66,288 samples in the last 24 hours.

There are 1,28,585 active cases in the state at present, while 19,670 patients recovered during the day. The state has so far reported 12,84,973 cases and 14,517 deaths.

09:31 (IST)

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Thane 826 new COVID-19 cases, 52 deaths

The COVID-19 tally in Maharashtra's Thane district has gone up to 5,10,805 with the addition of 826 new cases of the viral infection, an official said on Tuesday. These new cases were reported on Monday, he said.

The virus also claimed the lives of 52 more people, raising the toll in the district to 8,923, he said, adding that the COVID-19 mortality rate in Thane stood at 1.74 percent.

Coronavirus Latest News LIVE Updates: The health ministry said 12.52 lakh beneficiaries in the 18-44 age group received their first dose of vaccine on Monday and cumulatively 1.18 crore people across 37 states and UTs have received it since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive on 1 May.

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 19.84 crore, the Union health ministry said on Monday.

West Bengal on Monday reported 17,883 new COVID-19 cases and 153 more deaths, as per a bulletin issued by the Health Department. The new cases were detected after testing 66,288 samples in the last 24 hours.

There are 1,28,585 active cases in the state at present, while 19,670 patients recovered during the day. The state has so far reported 12,84,973 cases and 14,517 deaths.

North 24 Parganas accounted for 47 deaths, while there were 35 deaths in Kolkata. Of the latest deaths, 56 were caused by comorbidities where COVID-19 was incidental.

North 24 Parganas registered a maximum of 3,793 cases, while Kolkata accounted for 3,121 fresh cases.

So far, 11,41,871 people have recovered from the disease in the state.

Mira Bhattacharjee, the wife of former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, was discharged from a private hospital after recovering from COVID-19.

"She is fine but will have to be in home isolation for the time being. She will have to be on several medicines as well," an official of the hospital said.

The state inoculated 1,80,616 people on Monday and no adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) were reported from anywhere, an official of the Health Department said.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inaugurated a COVID-19 treating unit in Bhowanipur which was earlier the Kolkata Police Hospital.


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