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Study in Indian Journal of Medical Research advocates vaccinating pregnant women, is an ongoing prospective cohort study of 4,203 Covid-positive pregnant & postpartum women in Maharashtra.
The death toll due to the disease has climbed to 4,43,928 with 431 daily fatalities, while the national Covid recovery rate was recorded at 97.64%, according to health ministry data.
4.43 lakh deaths have been recorded so far in the country. Maharashtra (1,38,221) has logged the highest number of fatalities, followed by Karnataka (37,529) & Tamil Nadu (35,217).
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease increased to 3,23,74,497, while Covid fatality rate was recorded at 1.33%, health ministry data showed.
The active cases comprise 1.18% of the total infections, while the national Covid recovery rate was recorded at 97.49%, the health ministry data showed.
As many as 338 deaths were also reported in the last 24 hours, of which 181 fatalities were from Kerala and 65 from Maharashtra, according to the Union health ministry data.
According to the Union health ministry, the death toll climbed to 4,41,042 with 290 new fatalities, including 135 from Kerala and 37 from Maharashtra.
In order to curb inter-state transmission, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya urged Karnataka and Tamil Nadu govts to increase vaccination pace in districts bordering Kerala.
The Ministry of Education has also asked states and UTs to jointly design a roadmap at district level for vaccination of all teaching and non-teaching staff.