Coronavirus India Updates: India on Monday recorded more recoveries than the new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours taking the total tally to 2,11,74,07.
Giving coronavirus updates, Union Health Ministry stated that India on Monday reported 2,81,386 new COVID-19 cases, 3,78,741 discharges, and 4,106 deaths in the last 24 hours.
The total number of coronavirus cases has increased to 2,49,65,463 while total discharges have gone up to 2,11,74,076. The death toll in the country due to COVID-19 has increased to 2,74,390 while active cases stand at 35,16,997.
As of now, a total of 18,29,26,460 people in the country have been administered COVID-19 vaccines.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 31,64,23,658 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to May 16, 2021. Of these, 15,73,515 samples were tested on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra reported 34,389 new COVID-19 cases, 59,318 discharges, and 974 deaths in the last 24 hours.
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan along with Member (Health), NITI Aayog Dr. VK Paul chaired a high-level video conference meeting on Sunday with all the States/UTs. The focus of the meet was on COVID-19 containment and management in peri-urban, rural and tribal areas.
The Health Ministry stated that the changes in CoWIN platform were notified to the States/UTs during the meeting. The secretary has urged the States to break the myth that the CoWIN platform was biased to those abled by technology and requested them to make good use of facilitated cohort registration.
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