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May 19, 2021 / 10:56 PM IST

Coronavirus India News Highlights: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country stands at 18,69,89,265

Coronavirus India News Live Updates: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage surpasses the 18.44-crore mark (18,44,53,149). More than 66 lakh beneficiaries aged between 18 to 44 years have been vaccinated so far.

Coronavirus India News Live Updates: An increase by few a thousand new Covid-19 cases was seen in the country in the last 24 hours with 2,67,334 more people testing positive, said the Union health ministry on Wednesday. The number stood at 2,63,533 on Tuesday. With the addition of fresh infections, the cumulative caseload in the country has reached 2,54,96,330. India's daily spike
has remained below 3 lakh for the third consecutive day. However, the death toll has seen a huge jump with 4,529 more people succumbing to the disease in the last 24 hours. This is the biggest jump in daily fatalities ever recorded in the country. The cumulative toll in the country now stands at 2,83,248, inching closer to the grim mark of 3 lakh. While the daily has seen a steady decline in the past week, the government said on Tuesday that children have been observed to be getting infected with Covid-19 and can be potential carriers of the disease. The government said that the covid-19 pandemic in India is shrinking as the country’s reproduction value (R) for covid-19 is below one now. R value shows the rate of infection spread. However, the government also cautioned that 98% of the population continues to be vulnerable.
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  • May 19, 2021 / 10:45 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | The cumulative number of   COVID-19   vaccine doses administered in the country   stands at 18,69,89,265 as per the 8 pm provisional report today. 5,27,067 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine today and cumulatively  70,12,752  across   36   States/UTs since the start of   Phase-3   of the vaccination drive. 

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  • May 19, 2021 / 08:52 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | The number of recoveries continued to outnumber fresh COVID-19 cases in Karnataka, as the state on Wednesday reported 49,953 discharges, 34,281 newcases and 468 fatalities, the Health Department said.

  • May 19, 2021 / 08:24 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Maharashtra reports 34,031 new COVID-19 cases, 51,457 recoveries and 594 deaths in the last 24 hours

    Total cases 54,67,537
    Total recoveries 49,78,937 (recovery rate 91.06%)
    Death toll 84,371

    Active cases 4,01,695 

    as per state government records. 

  • May 19, 2021 / 08:07 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Uttarakhand reports 4492 new COVID-19 cases, 7333 recoveries and 110 deaths in the last 24 hours; active cases at 73,172 as per state government records. 

  • May 19, 2021 / 08:04 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Telangana registers 3837 new COVID-19 cases, 4976 recoveries and 25 fatalities today 

    Total cases 5,40,603
    Total recoveries 4,90,620
    Death toll 3037 

    as per state government records. 

  • May 19, 2021 / 07:42 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Mumbai records 1350 new COVID-19 cases, 4565 recoveries and 57 deaths in the last 24 hours

    Active cases 29,643

    Total cases 6,92,239
    Death toll 14,409
    Total recovered cases 6,46,163 

    as per state government records. 

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  • May 19, 2021 / 07:41 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | 5,065 new COVID-19 cases, 88 deaths and 10,337 recoveries reported in Madhya Pradesh today. 

    Total cases 7,47,783
    Death toll 7,227
    Total recoveries 6,62,949

    Active cases 77,607

    as per state government records. 

  • May 19, 2021 / 07:38 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | 42 patients of Mucormycosis (black fungus) have been reported in AIIMS Rishikesh so far, including 2 patients who died & one discharges after treatment. Out of 39 patients undergoing treatment, 26 have undergone surgery: Harish Thapliyal, PRO, AIIMS- Rishikesh (ANI) 

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