Coronavirus: India records more than 3.50 lakh new recoveries in 24 hours

By Rajan Nath - May 21, 2021 12:05 pm

Coronavirus India Updates: As the second wave of coronavirus has started to decline, India has been reporting more recoveries than new cases of COVID-19 for the past few days.

While giving coronavirus updates the Union Health Ministry stated that India Friday reported 2,59,591 new COVID-19 cases, 3,57,295 discharges, and 4,209 deaths in the last 24 hours.

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Coronavirus India Updates: As second wave of coronavirus started to decline, India has been reporting more recoveries than new cases of COVID-19.

With this, the total number of coronavirus cases in India has increased to 2,60,31,991 while total discharges have reached 2,27,12,735.

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Coronavirus India Updates: As second wave of coronavirus started to decline, India has been reporting more recoveries than new cases of COVID-19.

The death toll in the country has increased to 2,91,331 while active cases stand at 30,27,925.

As of now, a total of 19,18,79,503 people in the country have been administered COVID-19 vaccines, the Health Ministry stated.

Coronavirus India Updates: As second wave of coronavirus started to decline, India has been reporting more recoveries than new cases of COVID-19.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 32,44,17,870 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to May 20, 2021. Of these, 20,61,683 samples were tested on Thursday.

Meanwhile, the Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan is going to chair a meeting on the COVID19 situation and vaccination progress with Health Ministers of Chhattisgarh, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Puducherry and LG's/Administrator of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and Lakshadweep.

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