43,393 New COVID-19 Cases, 911 Deaths in India; Tally Over 3.07 Cr
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India on Friday, 9 July, reported 43,393 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 3,07,52,950. The death toll increased by 911 to 4,05,939.
According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 4,58,727 active cases across the country, while 2,98,88,284 patients have been discharged so far, with 44,459 discharges reported in the last 24 hours.
Delhi reported 93 new coronavirus cases, with a positivity rate of 0.12 percent, and three deaths on Thursday
Kerala on Thursday reported 13,772 new infections, taking the tally in the state to 30.25 lakh
More than 36.89 crore vaccine doses have been administered since India's inoculation drive began in January
Punjab Govt Lifts Weekend, Night Curfews
The Punjab government has lifted weekend and night curfew, and has allowed gatherings of 100 indoors and 200 outdoors.
Two Cases of Kappa COVID Variant Found in UP: Report
Two cases of the Kappa variant of coronavirus have been detected in Uttar Pradesh, NDTV reported on Friday.
Uttarakhand Restricts Tourism at Kempty Falls Amid COVID Concerns
Amid concerns expressed over the increase in tourists at hill stations over the past few days, the Uttarakhand administration has now said that only 50 tourists would now be allowed at a time at the popular Kempty Falls in Mussoorie.
People can't stay at the spot beyond half an hour, and a check-post would be set up to monitor the tourists, Tehri Garhwal District Magistrate Iva Ashish Srivastava was quoted as saying by ANI.
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