India reports lowest COVID cases in 6 weeks, 3,558 die in 24hrs
Published: 11:56 AM, 28 May 2021
Devastated India by the second wave of the pandemic coronavirus has seen the lowest virus cases after six weeks and reported deaths under 4000 related to the disease.
According to the Indian Ministry of Health, 3,660 Covid patients died in the last 24 hours. With this, the country’s total fatalities by the Covid-19 pandemic touched 3,18,895.
Besides, the COVID count rose to over 2.75 crores as 1.86 lakh more tested positive in a day - the lowest daily rise in 44 days.
Meanwhile, the daily recoveries are more than the number of daily cases. Over 2.59 lakh people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours.
Maharashtra, India’s worst-hit state, recorded 21,273 new cases and the death of 884 patients. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said his government will extend the lockdown-like curbs in the state till June 1.
After Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh have the highest number of infections.
Karnataka reported 24,214 new Covid-19 cases, Tamil Nadu 33,361 fresh cases in a day. Delhi has logged 1,072 fresh infections - the lowest since March 24.