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India recorded 97,894 new cases of the coronavirus disease in the last 24 hours

India recorded 97,894 new cases of the coronavirus disease in the last 24 hours

India recorded 97,894 new cases of the coronavirus disease in the last 24 hours

As indicated by Union health ministry service update on Thursday morning, the quantity of active cases crossed the million imprint and right now remain at 10,09,976 while 40,25,079 patients have been released from hospital. 

India has recorded 652,355 coronavirus cases. The worst-hit states are Maharashtra (1,121,221) Andhra Pradesh (592,760), Tamil Nadu (519,860), Karnataka (485,000), and UP (330,000). Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, meanwhile, is reported to have tested positive for coronavirus.

Meanwhile, Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) on Wednesday received the approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to resume clinical trials for the Covid-19 vaccine candidate developed by United Kingdom’s Oxford University and AstraZeneca.