New Delhi: India witnessed the lowest spike in COVID-19 infections since April 21 with 2,57,299 fresh cases reported in the last 24 hours with 4,194 fatalities on Saturday, said the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry.
The country’s overall COVID-19 tally now stands at 2,62,89,290 with 29,23,400 active cases and 2,95,525 casualties till date.
The Health Ministry said that a total of 3,57,630 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours, with 2,30,70,365 being completely cured.
As many as 19,33,72,819 people have been vaccinated so far in the country, including 14,58,895 who took the vaccine jabs in the last 24 hours.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that 32,64,84,155 samples have been tested till May 21. Out of which, 20,66,285 samples were tested on Friday.