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1.34 Lakh New COVID Cases, 2,887 Deaths in India; Tally at 2.84 Cr

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India on Thursday, 3 June, reported 1,34,154 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 2,84,41,986. The death toll increased by 2,887 to 3,37,989.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are currently 17,13,413 active cases across the country, while 2,63,90,584 patients have been discharged so far, with 2,11,499 discharges reported in the last 24 hours.

Snapshot
  • Delhi on Thursday reported 487 fresh COVID-19 cases; this is the lowest in over 2.5 months
  • Maharashtra on Thursday said that it would be lifting lockdown-like restrictions from Friday in 18 out of 36 districts
  • Clinical trials of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin on children have begun at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Patna
  • The Serum Institute of India has applied to the Drug Controller General of India seeking permission to manufacture Sputnik V, reports said on Thursday
  • More than 22.10 crore vaccine doses have been administered since India’s inoculation drive began in January

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Published: 03 Jun 2021, 8:16 AM IST
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