NEW DELHI: Continuing the downward trend, India on Tuesday recorded a significant drop in the daily rise in new cases of coronavirus infections and fatalities linked to it in the past 24 hours.
According to the Union Health Ministry data released at 8 AM this morning, the country recorded 1,27,510 COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours.
With this, the country maintained its declining trend of new cases and reported the lowest single-day COVID-19 rise in 50 days, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Tuesday.
With this, the total cases have reached 2,81,75,044. According to the health ministry, a total of 2,795 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 3,31,895 in the country.
India reports 1,27,510 new #COVID19 cases, 2,55,287 discharges & 2,795 deaths in last 24 hrs, as per Health Ministry
Total cases: 2,81,75,044
Total discharges: 2,59,47,629
Death toll: 3,31,895
Active cases: 18,95,520
Total vaccination: 21,60,46,638 pic.twitter.com/AgS0JDgEGH
— ANI (@ANI) June 1, 2021
Meanwhile, recoveries continue to outnumber the daily new cases for the 19th consecutive day, as India witnessed 2,55,287 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the ministry said.
Active caseload further declined to 18,95,520 after cases decreased in the last 24 hours.
The Union Health Ministry has informed that nearly 21,60,46,638 vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.