Coronavirus news live updates: India’s active cases comprise 8.71% of total cases; remain below 7 lakh for 2nd consecutive day
India’s Covid-19 tally rose to 78,14,682 with over 53,000 new cases, and the death toll crossed 1.17 lakh-mark. Former Maharashtra CM and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis tested positive for the virus. Attacking the BJP on its Bihar poll manifesto promise of free Covid-19 vaccine, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said that everyone in the country should be given a free vaccine. More than 67,500 recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total recoveries to nearly 70 lakh. Stay tuned for more updates.