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Over 1.14L Covid cases in India, lowest spike in 59 days

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Cecil Davis | 06 June, 2021, 23:24

Over 3,380 fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours, the Union health and family welfare ministry said. Over the last few days, India's fresh Covid cases have seen downward trend, maintaining over one lakh infections every 24 hours, while the deaths have also remained about the 3,000 mark.

Public Health Ontario reported no new cases in the Eastern Ontario Health Unit, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health, Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox and Addington Public Health and Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit.

India's active caseload further declined to 15,55,248 as active cases decreased by 80,745 in the last 24 hours. Since then, the new COVID cases rose exponentially and reached their peak at over 4.5 lakh in May starting.

The Ministry of Health says 545 people are hospitalized with COVID-19, with 510 patients in intensive care and 344 on a ventilator.

A total of just 22,635 tests were completed in the last 24 hour period, as the positivity rate fell back to 2.8 per cent.

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There were three new deaths reported Saturday, bringing the toll to 577.

OPH reported 31 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, a drop from the 55 new cases reported Friday, for a total of 27,265 cases during the pandemic.

Declining case counts and hospitalizations in recent weeks has prompted to the province to take a look at reopening patios and shuttered businesses a little earlier than expected.

The Union Health Ministry has informed that almost 22,78,60,317 vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.