Coronavirus India Update: 1,65,553 new cases and 3,460 deaths reported on May 30

Coronavirus India Update: 1,65,553 new cases and 3,460 deaths reported on May 30 Graffiti sharing awareness about following COVID-19 protocols(PTI Photo)

New Delhi: India reported less than 2-lakh cases in the last 24 hours after a slight peak on May 27. As per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the country reported 1,65,553 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday (May 30).

2,76,309 discharges & 3,460 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, as per the Health Ministry. The new COVID-19 cases pushed the country’s total tally to 2,78,94,800. The active caseload stands at 21,14,508.

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A total of 34,31,83,748 samples tested up to May 29. Of which, 20,63,839 samples were tested yesterday, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

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The total discharges stand at 2,54,54,320 while the death toll is at 3,25,972. The vaccination tally in the country reached 21,20,66,614. The spike in new cases crossed the 4-lakh mark in the country on April 30. The cases have been rising since mid-April and had crossed the 3 Lakh mark within a week. 

The new infections have been staying above 200,000-mark since April 15. The new cases have been increasing at an alarming pace since the country broke the one lakh case barrier on April 4 when it reported 1,03,558 new COVID-19 cases. Within a fortnight, the numbers have doubled, sounding alarm bells throughout the country as medical infrastructure, doctors and patients grapple with resource crunch.


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