Corona Update: A record 4,529 deaths a day, 2,67,334 cases of infection

Record deaths due to corona infection were recorded for the second consecutive day in the country. On Monday, the figure was 4,329 while in the last 24 hours the figure was 4,529. During this period, 2,67,334 new cases of infection were reported. With this, the number of active cases in India has increased to 32,26,719. 

In the last 24 hours, 3,89,851 people have been cured, which means that the number of people recovering is more than the cases of infection and this is a good thing. This is the seventh time in May when more than 4 thousand deaths have occurred due to corona in India. 

Increased cases of corona infection in southern states remain a concern. Tamil Nadu has overtaken Maharashtra and recorded 33,059 cases in the past day while Kerala stood second and 31,337 cases were reported here. There were 30,309 cases in Karnataka, 28,438 in Maharashtra and 21,320 in Andhra Pradesh. Maharashtra recorded the highest number of deaths (1,291) in the last 24 hours and 525 in Karnataka. 

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that the positivity rate in 22 states is more than 15 percent while India’s average positivity rate is 13.31 percent. In the last 24 hours, India tested more than 20 lakh people and 13.12 lakh people got vaccinated. 

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