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Puducherry’s COVID-19 tally rises to 94,612 with 1,445 new cases; 30 more die.
The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 19.33 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry.
India is witnessing a second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. So far, the country has recorded over 2.62 crore confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 2,95,525 deaths. A total of 2,30,70,365 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far. There are 29,23,400 active cases in the country as of date, which comprises 11.12 percent of the total caseload, the data stated. India’s recovery. Globally, more than 16.58 crore people have been infected by the coronavirus and 34.38 lakh have died so far.
Union health ministry to hold a media briefing by the on current COVID-19 situation in the country today at National Media Centre, New Delhi.
Puducherry posted 1,445 fresh coronavirus cases in the last twenty-four hours ending 10.00 am today and the infection count rose to 94,612. The toll rose to 1,325 after 30 deaths occurred. Director of the Department of Health and Family Welfare Services, S Mohan Kumar said the new cases were identified at the end of examination of 9,092 samples projecting the test positivity rate at 15.89 percent. While Puducherry region of the Union Territory accounted for 1,140 fresh cases out of the total 1,445 new cases Karaikal had 203, Yanam 75 and Mahe 27.
Procurement of coronavirus vaccines and raw materials to boost domestic production is set to be a major focus area of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s five-day visit to the United States beginning May 24. Announcing the visit, the Ministry of External Affairs said Jaishankar will hold discussions with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and meet other senior officials of the Biden administration during his visit from May 24 to 28. It will be the first visit by a senior Indian minister to the US after President Joe Biden assumed office in January.