New Delhi: India on Tuesday recorded the highest fatalities of 4,329 from COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
However, the total number of infections has come down 2,63,533 in the last 24 hours. This is the lowest single-day spike in the last 26 days. The number of COVID dropped below the three-lakh mark for the first time since April 21.
India recorded 4,205 Covid deaths on May 12, while on May 7, the country had registered its highest-ever cases of 4,14,188.
India’s COVID-19 tally now stands at 2,52,28,996 with 33,53,765 active cases and 2,78,719 deaths till date.
A total of 4,22,436 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours, with 2,15,96,512 being cured of COVID so far, according to the Health Ministry.
The Health Ministry also said that a total of 18,44,53,149 vaccinations have been done so far in the country, including 15,10,418 who were administered vaccines in the last 24 hours.