New Delhi: India recorded over 2.57 lakh new COVID-19 cases and 4,194 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry’s data on Saturday (May 22, 2021).
The country witnessed 2,57,299 fresh infections besides 3,57,630 recoveries. India now has 29,23,400 active cases.
The total number of coronavirus cases in the country has now increased to 2,62,89,290, of which, 2,95,525 people have succumbed to the virus, while 2,30,70,365 have recovered.
The country saw a decline in the number of new cases and coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours. Earlier on Friday, there were 2,59,591 infections alongside 4,209 fatalities.
(This is a developing story)