India reports 2,828 new COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths

With 2,828 new coronavirus infections recorded in a day, India’s total COVID-19 cases rose to 4, 31, 53,043, while active cases rose to 17,087, according to data from the Ministry of Health. Union Health updates May 29.

The death toll climbed to 5,24,586 with 14 new fatalities, according to data updated as of 8 a.m.

Active cases account for 0.04 percent of total infections, while the national COVID-19 cure rate has been recorded at 98.74 percent, the ministry said.

An increase of 779 cases was recorded in the number of active COVID-19 cases within 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.60% and the weekly positivity rate at 0.56%, according to the ministry.

The number of people who recovered from the disease rose to 4,26,11,370, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.22%.

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the national COVID-19 vaccination campaign have exceeded 193.28 crores.

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20 lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It topped 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11. , crossed 80 lakh on Oct 29, 90 lakh on Nov 20 and broke above the crore mark on Dec 19.

The country passed the grim milestone of two crores on May 4 and three crores on June 23 last year.

The 14 new deaths include 13 from Kerala and one from Jharkhand.

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