India records less than 3 lakh cases for second day in a row

For the second consecutive day India reported less than three lakh cases with 2.67 fresh cases in the past 24 hours. However, 4,329 deaths were reported.

More than 25 lakh Covid cases have been reported and over 32,000 patients have died in the country in a week (since May 11).

The active cases further reduced to 33,53,765 comprising 13.29 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 85.60 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed.

The country has been recording over 3,000 deaths since April 28. However, yesterday, India recorded less than 3 lakh cases for the first time since 21 April.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with a group of doctors from across the country to discuss the Covid situation. Several challenges of oxygen production and supply are being overcome, the Prime Minister said, thanking the medical fraternity, an official statement said.