Highlights: WHO chief says origin of Covid important to prevent future outbreaks
Maharashtra, the country's worst-hit state, is on its way towards recording two million cases and its tally currently stands at more than 1.8 million. Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, respectively, are the next worst-affected states after Maharashtra.
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India's Covid-19 tally on Monday climbed to 9,431,691 after 38,772 infections were recorded in last 24 hours. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Monday interact with teams developing Covid-19 vaccine at Gennova Biopharma, Biological E and Dr. Reddy's, via videoconferencing. On Saturday, PM Modi had visited vaccine development centres at Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Pune.
Globally, the global caseload of Covid-19 has crossed the 63 million mark and is currently at 63,064,506, as per a worldometers tally. The tally also shows that nearly 14.7 million people have succumbed to the virus while more than 43 million have defeated it. The United States, India, Brazil, Russia and France, in that order, are the five worst-hit countries. Spain, the United Kingdom, Italy, Argentina and Colombia are next on the list.
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More recoveries in last 24 hours than new cases
45,333 new recoveries in last 24 hours as total recovered cases reach 8,847,600. Active cases at 446,952.
India's Covid-19 tally crosses 9.4 million with 38,772 cases
India's Covid-19 tally reaches 9,431,691 after 38,772 infections recorded in last 24 hours. Death toll at 137,139 after 443 fresh fatalities.
Turkey records highest single-day Covid-19 spike
Turkey's health ministry on Sunday said the country recorded 29,815 cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the country's highest single-day rise, and 185 deaths. Total tally at 494,351 including 13,558.
Covid-19 cases cross 8,900 in Russian capital Moscow
Moscow's Covid-19 tally has reached 8,902 in the last 24 hours, the city's Covid-19 response center has said. 74 people died of the disease in Moscow on Sunday, the center said.
PM Modi to interact with Covid-19 vaccine developing teams
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today interact with Covid-19 vaccine development teams from Gennova Biopharma, Biological E and Dr. Reddy's, via videoconferencing.
Three new Covid-19 cases in Mizoram
Mizoram reported three new Covid-19 cases on Sunday as tally reaches 3,826. Recoveries at 3,440, active cases at 381 and five fatalities thus far.
Mexico reports 6,388 new Covid-19 cases, 196 deaths
The Mexican health ministry has said the country logged 6,388 new Covid-19 cases and 196 related deaths on Sunday. Total cases reach 1,107,071 including 105,655 deaths.
India continues to have one of lowest deaths per million population: Health ministry
India continues to have one of the lowest deaths per million population globally (presently 99): Union health ministry
India continues to have one of the lowest deaths per million population globally (presently 99). Focussed measures to ensure a low and manageable fatality rate have resulted in daily mortality figures of less than 500: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/IB5DpvdKzd— ANI (@ANI) November 30, 2020
First published: Nov 30, 2020 07:05 IST