India reports 4106 deaths, 2.81 lakh fresh Covid-19 cases
Published: 02:29 PM, 17 May 2021
India has reported 4,106 fatalities from the Covid-19, bringing the death toll to 2,74,390. Besides, the tally of infections mounted to 2,49,65,463 with 2,81,386 virus COVID-19 cases, said the Union health ministry on Monday.
The number of people who have recovered from the disease surged to 2,11,74,076, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.10 percent, it stated.
The number of active cases stands at 35,16,997, accounting for 14.09 percent of the total infections.
The national recovery rate has improved to 84.81 percent, the data updated in the morning showed.
India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.
India crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore coronavirus cases on May 4.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 31,64,23,658 samples had been tested up to May 16 including 15,73,515 tested on Sunday.