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62,224 new Coronavirus cases reported in India:- A total number of 62,224 new cases for coronavirus are reported in the country in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases to 2,96,33,105. With 1,07,628 new recoveries and discharges, the total number of recoveries in the country reached 2,83,88,100. With 2542 new deaths reported in the country, the total death toll climbed to 3,79,573 as per the reports from the Union Health Ministry. The total number of active cases for coronavirus in India are said to be 8,65,432 and the total Indians who took up the vaccination shot for coronavirus are said to be 26,19,72,014. Around 28 lakh new people are vaccinated for coronavirus in the last 24 hours.
Kerala stands on the top of the list of new cases with 12,246 cases reported. The coronavirus vaccination program is happening at a fast pace for now. New Delhi's AIIMS decided to resume the OPD services in a phased manner in the hospitals which were suspended recently after the rise of coronavirus in the state. Dr NK Arora, Chair of India’s COVID-19 Working Group of National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) said that the interval between the doses of Covishield has been increased on scientific evidence and not due to the shortage of vaccines. Taj Mahal will reopen for the public from June 16th and 650 people will be allowed at a time. The active cases for coronavirus dropped down below 9 lakh mark after 70 days in the country.
As per the data from the Indian Council of Medical Research, the total samples for coronavirus tested in India in the last 24 hours are said to be 19,30,987 and the samples tested in total are 38,33,06,971.