India on Monday witnessed a significant drop in the number of new Covid-19 cases. At 46,498, the country registered fewer daily infections than the US — for the first time in over a month — taking its tally to 7,594,736, according to Worldometer. India’s death toll currently stands at 115,163. While Maharashtra is the worst-hit state in the country with over 1.6 mn caseloads, West Bengal has been adding over 3,000 cases daily for the past 45 days. The overall case tally in the state stands at 325,028.
World coronavirus update: The global tally of coronavirus cases stands at 40,462,338. While 30,232,844 have recovered, 1,120,715 have died so far. The US, the worst-hit country, has 8,393,773 cases. It is followed by India, which has 7,590,514 cases, Brazil (5,237,961) and Russia (1,415,316).
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