New Delhi: India witnessed a dip in fresh COVID-19 cases but new deaths increased in the last 24 hours, as per the data released by Union Health Ministry on Sunday (May 16, 2021) morning.
There were 3,11,170 new COVID-19 cases and 4,077 deaths in the last 24 hours in India.
So far, the country has recorded a total of 2,46,84,077 coronavirus infections, of which, 2,07,95,335 people have recovered, while 2,70,284 have died of the fatal virus. There are still 36,18,458 active cases in India.
Earlier on Saturday, there were 3,26 lakh new infections, besides 3,890 coronavirus-related deaths.
(This is a developing story)