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New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) said on Saturday that 6,446 doctors had died fighting Kovid-19 during the second wave of the epidemic. The highest number of doctors died in Delhi was 109, followed by Bihar (979), Uttar Pradesh (9), Rajasthan (43), Jharkhand (39), Gujarat (337), Andhra Pradesh (35) and Telangana (34). , Tamil Nadu (32), West Bengal (30) and Maharashtra and Orissa (23 each).
A total of 1 doctor died in Madhya Pradesh, followed by nine in Karnataka, eight in Assam, five in Chhattisgarh, Manipur and Kerala, three each in Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana and Punjab, and two more in Tripura, Uttarakhand and Goa. Second wave: A doctor died in Puducherry and in an unknown place. The IMA said a total of 7,448 doctors died of the deadly virus during the first wave of the epidemic last year. Read more: Cavid-1 Second Wave: Doctors in Corona, still die in the second wave 6444
Kovid-19 kills 646 doctors in second wave, most deadly in Delhi: IMA
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India has been fighting a huge battle over coronavirus cases for the past few months. Although the number of cases per day decreases, the number of deaths remains high. According to the Ministry of Health, there were 120,529 new coronavirus cases in India on Saturday, the lowest single-day spike in nearly two months, with a total of 2,8686,94,7799.
In the last 24 hours, 3330 people have been killed and the death toll in India has risen to 344,062. The data showed that the active number dropped to 15,555,248, which is 5.7373 percent of the total infection, while the national recovery rate stood at 933.08 percent.