Coronavirus India Live Updates: 11,106 Covid cases in India

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More than 46 lakh doses of the vaccine have been given in India. (Representative)

India saw a one-day increase of 11,106 new COVID-19 cases, taking the country’s tally to 3,44,89,623, while active cases dropped to 1 per cent, according to data updated by the Union health ministry on Friday. became ,26,620.

According to the data updated at 8 am, the death toll rose to 4,65,082 with 459 deaths reported daily.

Meanwhile, the cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 115.73 crore on Friday, the Union Health Ministry said. Till 7 pm on Friday evening, 46 lakh (46,31,286) doses of vaccine have been given.

The daily vaccination numbers are expected to increase with the compilation of the final report for the day by late night, the ministry said.

The vaccination practice is regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level as a tool to protect the most vulnerable population groups in the country from novel coronavirus infection, it underlined.

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Active COVID-19 infections dip below 9,000 in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu continued to report a decline in new COVID-19 infections as active cases fell below the 9,000-mark on Friday, taking the tally to 27,18,750.

A bulletin from the health department said the state had recorded 772 cases and 13 deaths, taking the tally to 36,349 so far.

With 884 people being discharged in the last 24 hours, the number of new infections rose to 26,73,448, leaving 8,953 active infections, the bulletin said.

A total of 1,02,383 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, taking the cumulative number of samples tested to 5,31,56,461.

Chennai and Coimbatore accounted for most of the new infections with 120 and 119 cases respectively, while the rest were scattered in other districts.

The bulletin said 18 districts reported 10 COVID-19 infections, while Perambalur and Virudhunagar reported zero new cases.

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