Maharashtra also marked another three-digit toll of 120, down by 32 from the record high of 152 on June 11, and also notched a drop in new cases by 217 from the highest of 3,607 on May 11. The country has jumped two-position since last Sunday to become the fourth worst-hit country by the pandemic after Brazil, United States, and Russian Federation.
An additional 423 cases have been added to the recovery column, a figure which significantly outpaces new active cases.
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Manipur: The northeastern state has recorded 449 cases of the coronavirus disease and 91 people have recovered.
On the positive side, a total of 1,632 fully cured patients returned home on Sunday, taking the number of those discharged from 49,346 to 50,978 now.
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One of the other five leading vaccine candidates was developed partly by another MA company, Cambridge-based Moderna. Moderna Fully Stocked: The company also said it has sufficient stock of vaccine needed to start the Phase 3 study.
As the number of cases jumped from 1 to 42 in a week, Mizoram imposed a complete lockdown in capital Aizawl and 10 other district headquarter towns.
Jharkhand has registered 1,711 cases, while 1,512 cases have been reported from Chhattisgarh, 1,046 from Tripura, 523 from Goa, 502 from Himachal Pradesh, 449 from Manipur, 437 from Ladakh and 345 from Chandigarh. In the meet, the discussion held on the situation in the states and Union Territories, including Delhi, where coronavirus cases have been rising. Maharashtra is the only state in India to breach the one lakh-mark so far.
The number of deaths reported in the country is now at 9,195.
Maharashtra continues to be the epicenter of the coronavirus spread where the number of cases has witnessed an even large spike recently.