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India’s Covid Tally Crosses 2-Crore Mark With 3.57 Lakh New Cases

India’s total case tally has crossed the 2-crore mark with the 3,57,229 fresh cases in 24 hours, taking the total caseload to 2,02,82,833.

On Tuesday, India logged over 3.57 lakh fresh Covid-19 cases and 3,449 deaths over the past 24 hours. From Monday’s 3.68 lakh cases, the tally of new Covid cases saw a slight dip.

India’s total case tally has crossed the 2-crore mark with the 3,57,229 fresh cases in 24 hours, taking the total caseload to 2,02,82,833. The total number of active Covid-19 cases in the country now stands at 34,47,133.

India’s death toll has reached 2,22,408 with 3,449 deaths, while the number of recoveries has reached 1,66,13,292.

India, on May 1, reported the highest-ever daily tally in the world with over 4 lakh cases being recorded in 24 hours.

Maharashtra remains the worst-hit state with 48,621 cases in 24 hours, followed by Karnataka with 44,438 cases, Uttar Pradesh with 29,052 cases, Kerala with 26,011 cases and Tamil Nadu with 20,952 cases.

These five states have reported 47.33% of the fresh Covid-19 cases, with Maharashtra alone responsible for 13.61% of the new cases.

The Health Ministry has said more than 2.15 lakh beneficiaries of age group 18-44 have received their first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine in the last 24 hours. More than 4 lakh total vaccine doses have administered to 18-44 age group till now.

India’s average of newly confirmed cases per day has soared from over 65,000 on April 1 to about 3,70,000, and deaths per day have officially gone from over 300 to more than 3,000 in April.

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