Highlights: Punjab reports 1,230 Covid-19 cases, 59 deaths
With the second wave of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) gradually ebbing, India has now been recording less than 100,000 daily new cases for over four days in a row. As many as 91,702 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in the country on Friday, mounting the cumulative infection tally to over 29.27 million. Although the number of daily new deaths rose drastically during this period -- likely as a result of Bihar auditing its coronavirus disease-related figures and clearing its long Covid-19 data backlog -- more people than ever in the country are recovering from the disease.
Active Covid-19 cases fell further to 1,121,671, a decline after more than two months, and the number of recovered Covid-19 patients is currently at 27,790,073, showing a recovery rate of 94.76%.
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JUN 11, 2021 09:26 AM IST
India sees 91,702 new cases; daily deaths fall to 3,403
India reported 91,702 Covid-19 cases on Friday, a marked fall from yesterday's single-day infection spike. At the same time, as many as 3,403 new deaths were recorded, the hiked fatality toll likely a result of Bihar's revised coronavirus figures. Still, the numbers show a consistent decrease over the better part of the week, a symptom of the receding second wave of the pandemic, according to public health professionals.
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Pakistan's Punjab to block SIM cards of unvaccinated citizens
In an unconventional move to tackle Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy, the provincial government in Pakistan's Punjab has decided to block SIM cards of all those citizens who refuse to get themselves vaccinated against Covid-19.
According to the ARY News, this decision was taken at a meeting presided over by Provincial health minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid in Lahore on Thursday.
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