India Covid cases at 28,808,372; global tally 173.7 mn

Alonzo Simpson
June 6, 2021

OPH said it was aware of 558 active cases with 25 people hospitalized with COVID-19 symptoms, including four in ICU.

Provincial health officials logged 663 new cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus today, the lowest single-day tally in Ontario since October 18.

Coronavirus Cases and Deaths in India Today, Covid-19 Vaccine Highlights: India reported 1,14,460 new Covid-19 cases, the lowest daily surge in 60 days, and 2,677 deaths (the lowest in 42 days) in the last 24 hours, as per Health Ministry data on Sunday.

Ontario's active COVID-19 caseload is now 8,368, down from 13,371 last week.

With more than 22,600 tests completed across the province, there were 115 new cases in Toronto, 112 in Peel, 59 in Niagara and 47 in York Region, Health Minister Christine Elliott tweeted.

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Henry noted that B.C.'s stock of AstraZeneca, which is being held for second doses, does not expire until the end of June. She cites an adverse reaction to the first dose or perhaps supply issues as reasons that could happen.

As many as 364,746,522 samples have been tested in the country up to June 5 including 2,036,311 samples tested on Saturday, the Indian Council of Medical Research informed.

Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 fell to 545, however, the total number is underreported on weekends as many hospitals fail to submit their data.

The daily positivity rate stands further dips to 5.78 per cent, remaining below the 10 per cent-mark for 12 consecutive days, while the weekly positivity rate stands at 6.89 per cent. The national recovery rate has now increased to 93.67%.

The numbers used in this story are found in the Ontario Ministry of Health's COVID-19 Daily Epidemiologic Summary.

Total fatalities hit 344,082 since the start of the pandemic in the country.

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