Covid: Growth in cases slows but death rate crosses 1%

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on May 9, 2021
India reported more than 27,000 deaths and over 27.4 lakh new cases in the week ended Sunday, its highest weekly Covid numbers till date, even as the growth of cases in this period, at 5%, was the lowest during the second wave. Deaths grew at a faster pace of nearly 15%, with the daily case fatality rate crossing 1% for the first...

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Published on May 10, 2021 -  01:51
COVID cases dip as India registers 3,66,161 new infections
India witnessed a dip in COVID-19 cases after the country reported 3,66,161 new infections in last 24 hours. With 7,45,237 active cases, COVID caseload of the country stood at 2,26,62,575. 3,754 new deaths in last 24 hours took the toll to 2,46,116. So far, 1,86,71,222 people won the battle against COVID-19. According to Indian Council of Medical Research, till date 30,37,50,077 samples have been tested for COVID-19 virus. Vaccination drive is underway and 17,01,76,603 vaccine doses have been inoculated.

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