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Highlights: Covid-19 caseload in Nepal nears 250,000

India's total active Covid-19 caseload has dipped to 3.63 lakh, the lowest in 146 days. Karnataka reported the highest single day recovery after a total of 5,076 people recovered in the last 24 hours, followed closely by Maharashtra, which logged in 5,068 recoveries in the same time period.

By hindustantimes.com | Updated: Dec 13, 2020 04:52 IST
Highlights: Covid-19 caseload in Nepal nears 250,000
A health worker in PPE coveralls preserves a swab sample collected for coronavirus test. (Amal KS/HT Photo)

India's Covid-19 tally on Friday climbed over 9.7 million after 29,398 fresh cases were registered in the last 24 hours. The total active cases continued to remain under the 400,000-mark while nearly 9.3 million people have recovered till now, according to the Union health ministry's dashboard.

Mumbai, Delhi and Kerala continue to add the most number of cases to the overall Covid-19 tally. Delhi has logged over 600,000 cases till now with a recovery rate of 95 per cent. Health minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said that the third wave of coronavirus in the national capital is not over yet but was on the wane. He added there were over 13,000 beds available for infected patients in Delhi, which is 'not there in any city of the country'.

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Meanwhile, as several countries have started applying for emergency use authorisation of vaccines to combat the disease, an advisory panel in the United States has endorsed widespread use of Pfizer’s vaccine.

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09:56 AM IST

29,875 fresh cases push Germany’s Covid-19 tally to over 1.27 million

Germany on Friday logged 29,875 fresh coronavirus cases which pushed total caseload to 1,272,078, according to data shown by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases, reports Reuters.

09:20 AM IST

India’s daily Covid tally falls below 30k; total recoveries nearing 9.3 mn

India's Covid-19 tally on Friday climbed over 9.7 million after 29,398 fresh cases were registered in the last 24 hours. The total active cases continued to remain under the 400,000-mark while nearly 9.3 million people have recovered till now, according to the Union health ministry's dashboard.

09:11 AM IST

Kerala logs 4,470 new Covid-19 cases, active cases nearing 60,000

Kerala's health department on Thursday said that the state logged 4,470 new Covid-19 cases and 26 deaths in the last 24 hours. The active cases have now climbed to 59,517 while over 590,000 people have recovered till now, reports ANI.

08:40 AM IST

South Korea mobilises military in Seoul as coronavirus cases surge

South Korea will mobilise military forces in the capital Seoul to help frontline health workers deal with a surge in coronavirus, with 689 new cases reported on Friday, and as the death toll and number of patients in critical care rose, reports Reuters.

08:37 AM IST

Mexico reports 11,897 new Covid cases, 671 more deaths

Mexico's health ministry on Thursday reported 11,897 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 671 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 1,217,126 cases and 112,326 deaths, reports Reuters.

First published: Dec 11, 2020 08:15 IST