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    COVID-19 LIVE: 1,105 cases and 19 deaths in Karnataka today. Total number of cases reach 14,295 and death toll at 226; active cases at 6,382.

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    COVID-19 LIVE: Highest-ever spike of 3,949 takes Tamil Nadu’s total tally to 86,224. Total 47,749 discharges, 37,331 active cases and 1,141 deaths, including 62 today.

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    COVID-19 LIVE: “We’ve declared 1st July which is Doctor’s day as state holiday to pay gratitude to doctors, nurses & others who are working as frontline warriors. I request Centre to declare it as a national holiday in respect of front line warriors,” says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee.

  • 4:43 PM IST

New Delhi: The overall number of global COVID-19 cases crossed the 10 million mark, while the fatalities have surpassed 500,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. With cases close to 5.5 lakh and fatalities over 16,000, India continued to be in the fourth worst-hit country by the pandemic. Also Read - Norms For Varanasi Temples During 'Saawan': Masks Compulsory, Crowding Will Lead to Temples Being Shut

The US accounted for the world’s highest number of infections and fatalities with 2,510,323 and 125,539, respectively. Brazil came in the second place with 1,313,667 infections and 57,070 deaths, followed by Russia 633,542 . Also Read - Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah New Episodes Update: Asit Modi Says 'We Are Not in a Race to Resume Shooting'

Notably, India has witnessed a surge of 3,38,324 infections from June 1 as the lockdown restrictions eased. Addressing the nation via his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio address on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked people to remain more vigilant in the “unlock” period and cautioned that failure to follow COVID-19 norms will put at risk their lives and those of others.

India will have to focus on defeating coronavirus and bolstering the economy, he said. “Always remember, if you do not wear a mask, do not observe the two-yard social distancing norms or do not take other precautions, you are putting others at risk besides yourselves, especially the elderly and children at home,” he asserted.