Coronavirus India Updates: India on Friday recorded more recoveries than the new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours taking the total tally to 3,44,776.
As per the coronavirus updates given by the Union Health Ministry, India reported 3,43,144 new COVID-19 cases, 3,44,776 discharges, and 4,000 deaths in the last 24 hours.
The total number of coronavirus cases in India has increased to 2,40,46,809 while total discharges have gone up to 2,00,79,599. The death toll in the state has reached 2,62,317 while active cases stand at 37,04,893.
As of now, a total of 17,92,98,584 people in the country have been administered the COVID-19 vaccine.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), as many as 31,13,24,100 samples have been tested in the country up till May 13 including 18,75,515 samples tested on Thursday.
Meanwhile, the Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that demand for more vaccines from states ‘arouses narrow political passion’ among the masses that harms the whole-of-government approach to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.
Even as the Supreme Court directed Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana governments to open community kitchens, provide dry rations and facilitate transportation of migrant workers stranded in NCR.
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