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Covid-19: India registers 3.68,147 new cases in a single day, 3,417 recent deaths | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Monday reported more than 3 lakh of new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours for the 12th consecutive day and the daily death toll due to Covid-19 also continued to recover of more than 3,000 for the sixth consecutive day.
Daily Covid-19 cases showed a slight drop compared to the previous day with 3.68,147 new coronavirus infections reported in the last 24 hours, bringing the total case count to, according to updated data from the Ministry. of Health of the Union. on Monday.

The death toll rose to 2,18,959 with 3,417 new deaths daily, data updated at 8 a.m. showed. While the country registered 4,01,993 new cases on May 1, it had registered 3,924,888 new cases on May 2.

Registering a steady increase, active cases have risen to 34,13,642, representing 17.13 percent of total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate stands at 81.77 percent. .
The number of people who have recovered from the disease rose to 1,62.93,003, while the fatality rate was recorded at 1.10 percent, according to the data. India’s Covid-19 count had crossed the 20 lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5, and 50 lakh on September 16.
It passed 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20, and surpassed the one crore mark on December 19. India crossed the grim 1.50 crore milestone on April 19.
According to the ICMR, 29,16,47,037 samples have been analyzed until May 2 and on Sunday 15,04,698 samples have been analyzed. The 3,417 new deaths include 669 from Maharashtra, 407 from Delhi, 288 from Uttar Pradesh, 217 from Karnataka, 199 from Chhattisgarh, 159 from Rajasthan, 157 from Punjab, 153 from Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, 145 from Haryana and 115 from Jharkhand.
A total of 2,18,959 deaths have been reported in the country so far, including 70,284 from Maharashtra, 16,966 from Delhi, 16,011 from Karnataka, 14,346 from Tamil Nadu, 13,162 from Uttar Pradesh, 11,539 from West Bengal, 9,317 from Punjab and 9,009 from Chhattisgarh.
The Ministry of Health highlighted that more than 70 percent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities. “Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council for Medical Research,” the ministry said on its website, adding that the state distribution of the figures is subject to further verification and reconciliation.

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