- PPI Staff
New Delhi: With 34,703 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, India is on its way to recover from the devastating second wave, as per data published by Ministry of Health. The total number of reported cases is 30.5 million, with over 402,000 deaths.
The testing capacity considerably improved, a total of 42.14 crore tests have been conducted.
Rapid vaccination of all people is the main key to contain the spread of the virus and end the pandemic. The Union Government ramped up the vaccination drive by increasing the availability of more vaccines to States and Union Territories, enabling advanced planning and a uninterrupted vaccine supply chain. Under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive 35.75 crore vaccines were administered.
Globally, the number of COVID-19 cases surpassed 184 million, with a total death toll of 3.98 million, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The list of the nations most impacted by COVID-19 are the United States, India and Brazil. The US has confirmed over 33.7 million cases, with a death toll of 605,000. Brazil has registered 18.8 million cases and around 525,000 fatalities, the second-highest death toll in the world.