December 7, 2023

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Covid LIVE: Maharashtra reports 36,265 new cases in a day; 15,097 in Delhi

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A BMC wellness employee collects swab sample of an outstation passenger for Covid examination, at CSMT railway station, in Mumbai (Photograph: PTI)

Live information updates: India recorded 90,928 new instances of Covid-19 overnight to take the overall to 35.11 million, said the wellness ministry on Wednesday, marking the most significant increase in every day bacterial infections considering the fact that June 11 past 12 months. Fatalities improved by 325 to reach a overall of 482,876.

Key Minister Narendra Modi cancelled his programme in Punjab on Wednesday following a protection breach still left him stuck on a freeway for 15-20 minutes because of protesting farmers when he was travelling to a general public functionality in the vicinity of the border with Pakistan.

“The Ministry of Property Affairs has sought a detailed report on today’s protection breach in Punjab. This sort of dereliction of protection process in the Key Minister’s stop by is thoroughly unacceptable and accountability will be preset,” said Property Minister Amit Shah on Twitter. In a spiralling row, the BJP accused Punjab’s ruling Congress of “murderous intentions”. Main Minister Charanjit Singh Channi denied any lapse and said he would die for the Key Minister but he was hardly ever in danger.