People line up to registration for Rapid Antigen test at Baiganwadi, Mumbai

Coronavirus (Covid-19) India & World News Live Updates: At least 56 inmates of two prisons in Bareilly of Uttar Pradesh have tested positive for Covid-19, officials said. “Reports of 51 inmates of central jail and five inmates of district jail have been found positive for COVID-19,” District Surveillance Officer, Ashok Kumar was quoted as saying by news agency PTI. Inmates of the prisons were tested after an inmate of the central jail died due to COVID-19, he said.

With 62,064 new cases reported in the last 24 hours, the total caseload in India has now risen to 22,15,075. Of these, 6,34,945 are active cases, while 15,35,744 patients have already been discharged, data from the Union Health Ministry showed. As many as 1007 deaths were reported, taking the casualties to 44,386. For the last four days, now, Covid-19 cases have in India have risen by over 60,000.

Globally, over 19.5 million cases of coronavirus and 7.25 lakh deaths have been reported. Australia had its deadliest day in the coronavirus pandemic, with 19 fatalities in the state of Victoria. Texas reported its positive-test rate rose to a record as the U.S. passed 5 million Covid-19 infections, having added 1 million cases in barely more than two weeks

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62,064 new cases, 1,007 deaths in India: Follow this space for Coronavirus (Covid-19) India News Live Updates COVID-19 situation in Delhi under control: Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the Covid situation in Delhi is under control and the recovery rate is improving. Speaking at the inauguration of health facility in Ambedkar Nagar, he said in case the situation takes a turn for the worse, the government is fully prepared to deal with it. Delhi’s Covid-19 case count stood at 1,44,127 on Saturday, according to government data.

Manoj Tiwari claims Amit Shah is now negative, deletes tweet’ MHA says no test yet

Minutes after BJP leader Manoj Tiwari tweeted that Amit Shah has tested negative for coronavirus, the Ministry of Home Affairs has clarified that the Home Minister is yet to undergo a test. The Delhi BJP leader has now deleted his tweet.

Brazil’s death toll tops 100,000, Covid-19 peak still away

The number of people succumbed due to the coronavirus pandemic in Brazil surpassed 1 lakh-mark on Saturday, with 905 deaths and 49,970 cases in the last 24 hours. Despite the rising numbers and having over 3 million cases, the country continues to reopen its public places despite warning from experts that the pandemic is yet to peak. While it took three months for the toll to reach 50,000, it just took 50 days to kill the next 50,000.

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