Bhubaneswar: The declining trend in India’s daily COVID-19 cases continues, as the country reported blow 3 lakh new cases in the last 24 hours. This is for the first time in nearly a month, India has reported below 3 lakh daily cases.
However, high number of deaths remains a concern for the government as the country once again reported over 4000 deaths.
According the data released by Union Health Ministry, India has reported 281386 fresh cases and 4106 deaths in the last 24 hours. With this India’s COVID-19 tally has increased to 24965463 which includes 3516997 active cases.
Meanwhile, India’s case positivity rate has increased to 17.8 per cent from 16.9 per cent a day earlier as the country tested 1573515 samples on 16th May as against 18,32,950 samples on 15th May.
In the brighter side, as many as 3,78,741 patients have recovered during the 24-hours which is almost I lakh more than the number of fresh cases.