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4,213 new cases, 97 deaths due to Covid19 in India; tally crosses 67,000 mark

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The total tally in Covid19 cases in the country crossed 67,000 on Monday after India reported 4,213 fresh Covid19 infections and 97 fatalities. With this, the total number of Covid19 cases stand at 67,152 while the death toll is 2,206, data from the health ministry revealed.

At present India has 44,029 active coronavirus cases

Maharashtra with 22,171 cases leads the tally followed by Gujarat at 8,194 cases. Tamil Nadu has been ranked third with 7,204 cases while Delhi has recorded Covid19 numbers at 6,923. Maharashtra and Gujarat also lead in the total number of deaths due to the disease.

The testing capacity for Covid19 in the country has been ramped up to around 95,000 tests per day, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan had said earlier. And so far a total of over 15 lakh tests have been conducted to detect coronavirus. Across the globe, 41 lakh people have tested positive for the diseased and over 2 lakh have succumbed to it. The US is the worst affected with over 13 lakh cases and 79,000 deaths. Italy and Spain that were one of the worst affected in Europe have reported a decline in daily infections.