3,29,942 COVID cases, 3,876 deaths reported in 24 hours in India

A Crematorium in Simapuri, Delhi.

New Delhi: India has recorded over three lakh COVID cases and 3,876 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the data updated by the country’s Health Ministry at 8:30 am on Tuesday.

The country reported 3,29,942 cases taking the total caseload of COVID to 2,29,92,517. The last time India recorded around 3.20 lakh cases in a day was on April 27 when a 24-hour count stood at 3,23,144 cases.

The highest single-day count of new COVID cases in India has touched 4 lakh recorded on May 1.

With 3,876 new deaths reported in 24 hours, the country’s total death toll stood at 2,49,992, as per the health ministry. Between May 3 and May 9, India recorded 27,000 deaths, the country’s highest weekly toll ever.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 30,56,00,187 samples have been tested up to May 10 with 18,50,110 samples being tested on Monday.

India has administered more than 17.27 crore vaccine doses across the country. The government of India on Tuesday said that over 18 crore vaccine doses have been provided to states/UTs free of cost by the GoI.

More than 90 lakh doses are still available with states/UTs to be administered. Over 7 Lakh doses, in addition, will be received by States/UTs in the next 3 days, said the ministry of health on Tuesday.


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