India Registers Record 412,262 New COVID-19 Cases Within Past 24 Hours - Health Ministry

MOSCOW (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 06th May, 2021) India has registered 412,262 new COVID-19 cases within the past 24 hours, marking the largest daily increase since the start of the outbreak, the national Ministry of Health said on Thursday.

The total number of those who tested positive for the coronavirus in India has reached 21,077,410, according to the ministry.

Within the same period of time, the death toll has risen by 3,980 to 230,168people. More than 17.28 million patients have recovered since the start of the epidemic.

India comes second in terms of the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, following the United States with more than 32.55 million patients.

The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11, 2020. To date, more than 154.78 million people have been infected with the coronavirus worldwide, with over 3.23 million fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins University.