Nadia: Beneficiaries show their Aadhaar Card as they wait in a queue to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, at a government hospital in Nadia. (PTI)
Coronavirus Live News Updates: Kerala on Sunday recorded 20,240 new coronavirus cases and 67 deaths, pushing the total infections in the state to 43,75,431. The Test Positivity Rate (TPR) was recorded at 17.51 per cent.
Meanwhile, India on Saturday reported 28,591 new cases of coronavirus infections, of which Maharashtra reported 3,075 cases. The active cases came down to 3.84 lakh. 338 deaths were reported on Saturday.
In other news, the Union Health Ministry and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have jointly come out with guidelines for issuing “official document” in case of Covid-related deaths. As per these guidelines, submitted by the Centre to the Supreme Court in a case seeking compensation for Covid deaths, those cases that are diagnosed through an RT-PCR/ Molecular Test/ Rapid Antigen Test, or that have been clinically determined in a hospital or an in-patient facility by a physician while one is admitted there, will be recognised