60,963 New COVID Cases Take India’s Tally to 23.29 L; 46,091 Dead

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India on Wednesday, 12 August, reported 60,963 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 23,29,639. The death toll increased by 834 to 46,091.

According to the Health Ministry data, there are now 6,43,948 active cases across the country, while 16,39,599 patients have been discharged.

  • Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism, AP reported

  • Maharashtra on Tuesday recorded 11,088 new COVID-19 cases, taking its tally to over 5.35 lakh

  • Andhra Pradesh reported 9,024 new COVID-19 cases, taking its tally to over 2.44 lakh

2.6 Cr Samples Tested for COVID-19 Till Now: ICMR

As many as 2,60,15,297 samples have been tested for COVID-19 till 11 August, of which 7,33,449 samples were tested on Tuesday, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.

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