As many as 13,758 patients were discharged during the day, taking the number of recovered cases to 57,33,215, a statement from the health department said.
Bengaluru number one among districts, Karnataka second among states in nationwide COVID vaccine drive
Bengaluru Urban district is the number 1 district in the country in today's abhiyan, as it administered 2,09,256 doses till 7 pm, while Indore came second with 2,01,339 doses.
While one case was detected in Pathanamthitta district, two cases were reported in Palakkad district.
The country in general and the national capital in particular was badly ravaged by the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic.
He indicated that the cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19, first identified in India, are rising at a rate of about 30 per cent a week.
The previous single-day record was of over 48 lakh on April 1. In June so far, India saw an average vaccination of around 31 lakh per day.
Lawyer Gaurav Kumar Bansal, who has filed one of the PILs on the issue, said the crematorium workers are getting infected and succumbing to the deadly disease.
The Philippines has concluded deals to buy 113 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from five foreign pharmaceutical companies.
Will give priority to superspreaders, says Mamata government as lack of vaccines delay inoculation drive in Bengal
The state had identified bus conductors, drivers, hawkers and vegetable vendors as 'superspreaders', and said focus would be to inoculate them, their family members and close relatives.
The Indians were among the 128 workers at the factory in Colombo north suburb of Wattala who were found to have contracted the virus. They have been put under quarantine.
Authorities have so far only fully vaccinated 12.3 million of Indonesia's 270 million people and partially vaccinated another 10.9 million others.
India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 28 crore on Sunday with 28,00,36,898 doses being administered through 38,24,408 sessions.
Thirty patients died and 907 new cases were detected in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of National Health Services said in its daily bulletin.
Yuka Daimaru, among the Suntory workers getting the shot on a sprawling office floor, was visibly relieved after spending more than a year worrying about the coronavirus.
The top court asked the parties to file written submissions in three days and specifically directed the Centre to simplify the process of grant of death certificates.