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Coronavirus Update: India records single-day spike of 1.65 lakh COVID-19 cases, lowest in 46 days

The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 3,25,972 in the country with 3,460 fatalities being recorded in a span of 24 hours, showed the health ministry's data

May 30, 2021 / 10:23 AM IST
The number of people who have recuperated from COVID-19 surged to 2,54,54,320. (Representative image)

The number of people who have recuperated from COVID-19 surged to 2,54,54,320. (Representative image)

India recorded a single-day rise of 1,65,553 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest in 46 days, taking the country's infection tally to 2,78,94,800, according to Union Health Ministry data updated on May 30. The daily positivity declined to 8.02 percent, remaining below the 10 per cent-mark for five consecutive days, while the weekly positivity rate dropped to 9.36 percent, it said.

The death toll due to the disease climbed to 3,25,972 in the country with 3,460 fatalities being recorded in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.

Also, 20,63,839 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the country yesterday, taking the total number of such exams so far to 34,31,83,748, the ministry said.

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