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Coronavirus | No COVID-19 death in 18 States in 24 hours

A view of COVID-19 testing laboratory at Chennai International Airport, in Chennai.   | Photo Credit: B. Velankanni Raj

Eighteen States/UTs — Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, J&K (UT), Jharkhand, Puducherry, Himachal Pradesh, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Ladakh (UT), Assam, A&N Islands, Sikkim, Tripura and Mizoram — have not reported any COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Health Ministry on Wednesday.

State Helpline numbers for COVID-19

India has reported 100 fatalities with six States accounting for 81.00% of the daily deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (39). Kerala follows with 18 and Tamil Nadu reported 7.

Progressive increment

The Ministry said India’s cumulative recoveries show a progressive increment on a daily basis. It stands at 1.06 crore (1,06,44,858). Also 11,833 patients have recovered and been discharged in the last 24 hours. The rising recoveries combined with fewer new cases have ensured a decline in active caseload.

Interactive map of confirmed coronavirus cases in India

India has reported 11,610 new daily cases in the last 24 hours and the cumulative vaccination coverage to healthcare and frontline workers has reached nearly 90 lakhs till 8 a.m.

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