Coronavirus India Update: Tally Tops 94.6 Lakh; Active Cases Decline
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Coronavirus India Update: Tally Tops 94.6 Lakh; Active Cases Decline

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India’s coronavirus tally continues to rise at a time when the country is on the brink of a possible second wave of Covid-19 infections.

India reported over 31,000 new cases in 24 hours, taking the total tally to 94.6 lakh in the world’s second-worst infected country, according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 8 a.m on Dec. 1. That includes 88.89 lakh recoveries and more than 1.37 lakh deaths.

Authorities reported 41,985 recoveries in a day, making it the fourth straight day that new cases trailed recoveries.

Key Figures

  • Total number of confirmed coronavirus cases: 94,62,809
  • Active cases: 4,35,603
  • Cured/discharged/migrated: 88,89,585
  • Deaths: 1,37,621
  • Number of fresh cases in 24 hours: 31,118
  • One-day recoveries: 41,985
  • One-day deaths: 482

Global Virus Update

Total coronavirus cases across the globe exceeded 63 million, while deaths neared the 15-lakh-mark.

California is considering a return to stay-at-home orders, and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the U.S. economy remains damaged. Moderna Inc. plans to request clearance for its coronavirus vaccine in the U.S. and Europe on Monday, after a new analysis showed it to be highly effective with no serious safety problems. New York City, the original U.S. epicenter of the pandemic, reported that its positivity rate has climbed above 4%.

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