India records 3,57,229 new COVID cases; 3,449 deaths in past 24 hours

Source: IndiaTV | Title: India records 3,57,229 new COVID cases; 3,449 deaths in past 24 hours

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New Delhi: Family members of COVID-19 patients wait outside an oxygen-filling centre to refill their empty cylinders, as demand for the gas rises due to spike in coronavirus cases

India on Monday recorded 3,57,229 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 3,449 deaths due to the infection. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry, the country saw a total of 3,20,289 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery toll to 1,66,13,292. The total cases of COVID-19 in India have now mounted to 2,02,82,833, with 34,47,133 active cases, the data showed. The total death toll in the country is now at 2,22,408. A total of 15,89,32,921 people have so far been vaccinated against COVID-19 in India.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.It went past  60 lakh on September 28,  70 lakh on  October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29,  90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

India crossed the grim milestone of 1.50 crore on April 19. 

Name of State / UTActive Cases*Cured/Discharged/Migrated*Deaths**
TotalChange since yesterdayCumulativeChange since yesterdayCumulativeChange since yesterday
1Andaman and Nicobar Islands23013585052701
2Andhra Pradesh1518528674100393510227820771
3Arunachal Pradesh1536130173639059 
4Assam2782419262342372534138929
5Bihar107668227839855813603282182
6Chandigarh79433513674652850711
7Chhattisgarh120977610641449143989275266
8Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu16709463342314 
9Delhi89592269811059832029317414448
10Goa258391232709291425132046
11Gujarat147499681452275119997648140
12Haryana104722548418425132934626140
13Himachal Pradesh217881061837211526161243
14Jammu and Kashmir3456721461502311536242151
15Jharkhand59675115618862356143073129
16Karnataka4447542329811852992090116250239
17Kerala3462306447131310919519545045
18Ladakh128363128841491483
19Lakshadweep120641186810962
20Madhya Pradesh85750143950877513408590593
21Maharashtra6590131144640411585950070851567
22Manipur2071248300301074227
23Meghalaya188463156061771856
24Mizoram1427131511266171
25Nagaland15845512752401156
26Odisha654002421404063648820735
27Puducherry1061465069879084815
28Punjab6070960132186160169472155
29Rajasthan1943715193452164119494712154
30Sikkim17238565951111501
31Tamil Nadu123258281410903381801614468122
32Telangana795206153813657432247659
33Tripura172518333869874001
34Uttarakhand55436182413865734512930128
35Uttar Pradesh285832992010431343868713447285
36West Bengal1199611466749296159371163798
Total#344713333491166132923202892224083449

According to the ICMR, 29,16,47,037 samples have been tested up to May 2 with 15,04,698 samples being tested on Sunday.

Meanwhile, the Centre Monday assured the Delhi High Court that it will honour the directions of the Supreme Court to ensure the deficit in oxygen supply to the national capital is rectified before midnight, to the best of its ability.

The Centre’s submission came following the court’s query, “what about oxygen as per the Supreme Court’s directions.”

A bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli were informed by the Centre that six additional containers are coming to Delhi and each of them is carrying 20 metric tonnes of medical oxygen.

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