COVID: India records world's highest ever daily death toll

Maharashtra witness 1291 death in the past 24 hours, Karnataka witness 525 deaths in the past 24 hours

Though India in present days witnesses dip in coronavirus infection but in matter of concern India's death toll has recorded the highest single-day fatalities with 4,529 new deaths in the last 24 hours.


Though according to the Union Health Ministry data also the daily spike of Coronavirus cases in India remained below the 3 lakh mark for the third consecutive day as only 2,67,334 fresh cases were recorded during a 24-hour period but death toll really a matter of concern.


Currently, the total caseload tally is 2,54,96,330, including 32,26,719 active cases, 2,19,86,363 recoveries and 2,83,248 deaths.


As of now, Karnataka remains the worst affected state and the new hotspot with 5,75,028 active infections followed by Maharashtra with 4,19,727 active cases. Maharashtra witness 1291 death in the past 24 hours, Karnataka witness 525 deaths in the past 24 hours , 6 states saw over 200 deaths in the past 24 hours.


Meanwhile, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has stated that a total of 32,03,01,177 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to May 18, of these, 20,08,296 samples were tested on Tuesday.

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