47,638 new cases of COVID-19 in India, 5% less than yesterday; 84.11 Lakh Total cases so far with 1.25 Lakh deaths


Overall recoveries now stand at 77.66 lakhs, up 54,157 since yesterday.

New Delhi:
India today reported 47,638 new cases of COVID-19, 5% fewer than yesterday. The total number of cases in the country thus reached 84.11 lakh, with 1,24,985 deaths. However, the total number of active cases dropped from 7,189 to just over 5.2 lakhs. Overall recoveries amounted to 77.66 lakhs, up 54,157 since yesterday.

Here are the top 10 updates on the coronavirus:

  1. The Delhi High Court has expressed its displeasure with the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the national capital and observed that the city may soon become the “corona capital of the country”. A bench of judges Hima Kohli and Subramonium Prasad said the Delhi government had gone completely haywire over the pandemic. Delhi had reported more than 6,000 coronavirus cases in 24 hours on Thursday, for the second day in a row.

  2. Maharashtra tops the list of states with the maximum number of active COVID-19 cases at 107,358, so far, which is down from 6,287 since yesterday. Overall, the state has 17,034,444 cases so far with 44,804 deaths – 256 in the past 24 hours alone.

  3. Besides Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh formed the top 5 with most COVID-19 cases at present.

  4. The average number of deaths per day has also declined in the country over the past seven weeks, from 1,165 between September 16 and 22 to 513 between October 28 and November 3, according to data from the Ministry of Health. .

  5. AstraZeneca, the British drug maker working on one of the world’s leading COVID-19 vaccine candidates, said it expected data from advanced trials of the vaccine later this year.

  6. Denmark on Thursday announced special restrictions for more than 280,000 people in the northwest of the country after the discovery of a mutated version of the new coronavirus linked to mink farms in humans. Copenhagen warned that the mutation could threaten the effectiveness of any future vaccine.

  7. Delirium or mental confusion accompanied by fever could be an early symptom of COVID-19, especially in elderly patients, according to a review of studies.

  8. More than 120,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported in the United States in the past 24 hours, breaking a daily record set the day before, according to a count from Johns Hopkins University. While deaths remain below their worst levels in the spring, Thursday was also the third day in a row that deaths have exceeded 1,000. The last time people died at this rate from Covid-19 in the United States was early September.

  9. China has decided to temporarily suspend the entry of foreign nationals from India even with valid visas or residence permits due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Chinese embassy in New Delhi said on Thursday.

  10. The United Nations General Assembly has decided to hold a special session focused on international coordination in response to the coronavirus pandemic from December 3-4 in New York.



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