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the nationwide tally of COVID-19 cases has increased to 1,22,21,665. (Photo source: IE)
Coronavirus India Lockdown Live Updates: The number of coronavirus cases continues to rise as India reported the highest single-day rise of 2021 with 72,330 new infections in a span of 24 hours. With this, the nationwide tally of cases has increased to 1,22,21,665. Among the worst-hit states is Maharashtra which has reported the highest daily new cases at 39,544.
Delhi recorded over 3500 COVID-19 cases for first time this year as 3594 infections were reported on Friday. Health bulletin stated that Delhi’s positivity rate stands at 4.11% and 14 deaths were recorded. Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held an ‘urgent’ meeting to prepare an action plan in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases in the national capital. Apart from the health minister, officials of concerned departments also took part in the meeting.
India has already launched the third phase of COVID-19 vaccination, open for all aged 45 and above. In a bid to exponentially expand the inoculation drive, the Centre has announced that all vaccination centres, public and private both, will remain operational throughout April, including on gazetted holidays.
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