Coronavirus (Covid-19) India Live News Updates: Monoclonal Antibody Therapy 100% Prevents Serious Illness and Death, Study Finds; Kerala records 6,444 cases


The total number of deaths from complications from the coronavirus surpassed 5 million yesterday worldwide. (Photo: Reuters)

Coronavirus variants and vaccinations, active cases of coronavirus in India Today’s news, live updates from November 2: It has been almost two years since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the world. The fight against the Coronavirus is not yet over. Even as people around the world brace for normalcy, reports suggest the virus is reappearing in several regions. Countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Russia, China, Singapore, Ukraine and other countries in Eastern Europe have seen a sharp increase in new coronavirus infections over the years. last days. The UK saw a 14% increase in new cases to 283,756 cases (the highest), followed by Russia by 217,322, according to data from the World Health Organization. The UK has reported more than 50,000 cases for the first time since July 17; the Delta variant is the reason for the push, according to experts. However, infections due to the AY.4.2 Delta subline are spreading rapidly, according to the latest reports. In less than two years, the total number of deaths due to complications from the coronavirus yesterday crossed 5 million worldwide. The United States alone has recorded more than 740,000 deaths, more than any other country. Together, the US, EU, Britain and Brazil – all middle- and high-income countries – make up one-eighth of the world’s population, but almost half of all reported Covid deaths.

In India, although the coronavirus situation is under control, there have been reports of a spike in new cases in parts of the country after the Durga Puja festivals. West Bengal, Assam and Himachal Pradesh have seen up to 40% increase in new coronavirus infections in the week following festivals. The emergence of the new Delta “sub-variant”, variant AY.4.2 in Madhya Pradesh, also raises fears of a third wave.
Meanwhile, India has reported fewer than 20,000 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 25 days. Even though the uneven pace of vaccination remains a concern, the country has so far administered more than 106.85 crore in doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. According to data from the Union Ministry of Health, nearly 35% of the eligible population is fully vaccinated.

Meanwhile, India has reported 10,423 new cases of coronavirus, the lowest in 259 days, in the past 24 hours, bringing its overall Covid-19 tally to 3,42,960,237, while active cases have declined to 1,53,776, the lowest in 250 days, according to data from the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday. With 443 new deaths, the death toll from Covid-19 has risen to 4,58,880, according to data updated at 8 a.m. Active cases now represent 0.45% of total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national recovery rate from Covid-19 has improved to 98.21%, the highest since March 2020, has indicated the ministry.

Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in India and around the world:


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