NEW DELHI: Continuing the downward trend in the daily cases of coronavirus infection, India on Friday recorded 1.32 lakh new cases and 2,713 deaths in last 24 hours.
The Union Health Ministry data released this morning showed a minimal decline in new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours with 1,32,364 more people testing positive.
The daily COVID-19 tally stood at 1,34,154 on Thursday.
With the addition of fresh infections, the cumulative caseload in the country has reached 2,85,74,350, the highest across the world.
India reports 1,32,364 new #COVID19 cases, 2,07,071 discharges, and 2713 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Health Ministry
Total cases: 2,85,74,350
Total discharges: 2,65,97,655
Death toll: 3,40,702
Active cases: 16,35,993
Total vaccination: 22,41,09,448 pic.twitter.com/mTgR4KVMqR
— ANI (@ANI) June 4, 2021
On the fatalities front, India saw the least number of deaths since 26 April with 2,713 more people succumbing to the disease in the last 24 hours.
The toll due to Covid-19 now stands at 3,40,702.
Further, the recoveries surpassed the fresh infections for the twenty-second day straight with 2,07,071 getting discharged. This has taken the cumulative discharges in the country to 2,65,97,655.