COVID-19 India Update: Nation Registers Less Than 3 Lakh Fresh Cases, Maharashtra Remains Worst Hit

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare detailed 4,106 Covid-19 -related new passings in the country and 3,78,741 fresh recuperations during the 24-hour time frame. Maharashtra remains the worst hit with 6,00,168 dynamic cases.

By Harkirpal Singh, Updated : May 17, 2021 11:33 IST
COVID-19 India Update: Nation Registers Less Than 3 Lakh Fresh Cases, Maharashtra Remains Worst Hit
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India's everyday spike of Covid cases stayed beneath the 3 lakh mark without precedent for almost 26 days as just 2,81,386 fresh infections were recorded just now, as per the Union Health Ministry's information on Monday. 

On April 22, the nation accomplished a troubling achievement in its battle against the seething Covid as it detailed more than 3 lakh new cases in a 24-hour duration interestingly since the pandemic started a year ago. 

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare detailed 4,106 Covid-related new passings in the country and 3,78,741 fresh recuperations during the 24-hour time frame. The combined caseload remains at 2,49,65,463, including 2,11,74,076 recuperations, 35,16,997 dynamic cases and 2,74,390 passings. 

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), an aggregate of 31,64,23,658 subjects have been tried for COVID-19 up to May 16, of these, 15,73,515 examples were tried on Sunday. 

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Karnataka, which has as of late arose as the new COVID-19 area of interest, keeps on excess the most exceedingly terrible influenced state at present with 6,00,168 dynamic infections. Maharashtra follows with 4,70,595 dynamic cases. 

A sum of 18,29,26,460 dosages of COVID-19 vaccines has been administered to the nation up until now. 

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On Sunday, the Union Health Ministry educated that a declining pattern in everyday positivity rate was additionally seen which stood now at 16.98 percent. It brought up that the public recuperation rate improved to 84.25 percent while the death rate at present stands at 1.09 percent.  

10 States including Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Rajasthan, and Tamil Nadu aggregately represent 74.69 percent of India's complete Active Cases, the service had educated.

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