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  News   Nation  01 May 2021  Covid-19: Over 4 lakh cases in 24 hours in India, death toll above 2.11 lakh

Covid-19: Over 4 lakh cases in 24 hours in India, death toll above 2.11 lakh

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published May 1, 2021, 11:20 am IST
Updated May 1, 2021, 11:20 am IST
Coronavirus cases in India hit a record daily high with over 4 lakh new infections being reported in the last 24 hours
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New Delhi: Coronavirus cases in India hit a record daily high with over 4 lakh new infections being reported in the last 24 hours, while the active cases crossed the 32-lakh mark.

The infection tally rose to 1,91,64,969 with 4,01,993 new cases, while the death toll increased to 2,11,853 with 3,523 daily new fatalities.

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Registering a steady increase, the active cases have increased to 32,68,710, accounting for 17.06 per cent of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate has further dropped to 81.84 per cent.

The number of people who have recovered from the disease surged to 1,56,84,406, while the case fatality rate stands 1.11 per cent, as per the data.

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India's Covid-19 tally had crossed the 60-lakh mark on September 28; 70 lakh on October 11; crossed 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 1.50 crore on April 19.

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