New Delhi, November 8: All eyes will be on US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris who together defeated outgoing President Donald Trump in a nail-biting contest. Inauguration Joe Biden will be sworn in as President of the United States on January 20, 2021. Although the election suspense is over, America remains in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic. It reported 132,797 new COVID-19 cases and 1,223 deaths on November 6, highest single-spike so far. Catch live breaking news on major developments here.
The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 49.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1,249,010. As of Sunday morning, the total caseload and death toll stood at 49,750,431 and 1,249,018, respectively, according to the Johns Hopkins University. The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths. While India has the second-highest number of cases, Brazil accounts for the second-highest number of fatalities. Coronavirus Live Tracker in India.
India's Union Ministry of Road Trasport and Highways has issued a notification making FASTag mandatory to be available by January 1, 2021. It has been further mandated that a valid FASTag is mandatory while getting a new 3rd Party Insurance from April 2021.