India records lowest COVID fatalities in 35 days


New Delhi: The Covid fatalities recorded in the last 24 hours in India dipped to a nearly 35-day low with 2,887 more people succumbing to the disease. With this, the death toll in the country has reached 3,37,989.

A slight uptick in the new reported coronavirus infections was seen in the last 24 hours with 1,34,154 more people testing positive.

The number stood at 1,32,788. With the addition of new cases, the cumulative load in the country has reached 2,84,41,986.

Further, the recoveries continue to outnumber the newly reported infections by a huge margin as 2,11,499 were discharged between Wednesday and Thursday. The total number of recoveries has now reached 2,63,90,584 and the recovery rate stands at 92.79%.

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that as many as 35,37,82,648 samples have been tested in the country up to June 2 including 21,59,873 samples tested yesterday.

As per data:

  • Total cases: 2,84,41,986
  • Total discharges: 2,63,90,584
  • Death toll: 3,37,989
  • Active cases: 17,13,413
  • Total vaccination: 22,10,43,693

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