India’s daily COVID-19 cases hit record 4-lakh mark

India's daily COVID-19 cases hit record 4-lakh mark

Dimapur, May 01 (NEx): India became the first country in the world to register over 4 lakh new COVID-19 cases in a single day, on Saturday, May 01, 2021. In the past 24 hours, the country recorded 4,01,993 new COVID-19 positive cases, informed Union Health Ministry.

India’s COVID-19 infection tally rose to 1,91,64,969, according to health ministry data at 8 am, on Saturday. Meanwhile, 3,523 more lives succumbed to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 2,11,853.

A total of 2,99,988 COVID-19 positive patients recovered in the last 24 hours. Active cases in the country stands at 32,68,710 Health Ministry stated.