Covid-19: India adds 3.26lakh fresh cases, 3,890 more deaths in 24 hours
On Saturday, the Union health ministry’s dashboard showed that India reported 326,098 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours which pushed the tally over 24.37 million. In the same time period, the country also saw 3,890 more deaths taking the death toll to 266,207.
Following is the data released by Union ministry of health and family welfare on Saturday morning:-
New Cases: India registered 326,098 new coronavirus disease in last 24 hours.
Total cases: The total tally stands at 24,372,907.
Active cases: India’s active caseload saw a little dip with 36,73,802 cases. It comprises 15.07 per cent of the total infections.
Recovery: In the last 24 hours, 353,299 people recovered from the viral disease. The total recoveries have climbed to 20,432,898 and constitute 83.50% of the caseload.
Deaths: The death toll jumped to 266,207 with 3,890 more deaths on Friday. The total death toll include 79,552 from Maharashtra, 21,085 from Karnataka, 20,907 from Delhi, 17,056 from Tamil Nadu, 16,957 from Uttar Pradesh.
Samples tested: Indian Council of Medical Research informed that nearly 1.7 million samples (1,693,093) were tested for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. Till May 14, 313,017,193 samples have been tested.
Total vaccinations: So far, around 18 crore people have been inoculated across India.
States contributing in the tally: The top five states that reported maximum cases of the coronavirus in the last 24 hours are Karnataka with 41,779 cases, followed by Maharashtra with 39,923 cases, Kerala with 34,694 cases, Tamil Nadu with 31,892 cases, and Andhra Pradesh with 22,018 cases.
International Covid tally
According to Worldometers data at 7:15 am on Saturday, there are 162,553,502 confirmed Covid cases in the world with 18,732,915 active cases. The death toll stands at 3,371,971 and the recoveries stands at 141,517,495.
The top 5 countries on the basis of high overall tally are as follows:-
United States: Total cases – 33,664,013
Deaths – 599,314
India: Total cases – 24,372,907
Deaths – 266,229
Brazil: Total cases- 15,521,313
Deaths – 432,785
France: Total cases – 5,848,154
Deaths- 107, 423
Turkey: Total cases- 5,095,390