India Sees Drop In Daily Covid Tally With 2,487 Cases
- The total death toll due to COVID in the country is now at 5,24,214.
- 84,38,36,914 samples have been tested up to May 14 for COVID.
- India saw a total of 2,878 discharges in the last 24 hours.
New Delhi: India recorded 2,487 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 13 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Sunday (May 15th), the country saw a total of 2,878 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 98.74 per cent and total recoveries data reached to 4,25,79,693.
The total active cases of COVID-19 in India have declined to 17,692 the ministry data showed today. Yesterday, the registered active cases were 18,096. A decrease of 404 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, the ministry said.
The total death toll in the country is now at 5,24,214. In India, the first death due to the COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 84,38,36,914 samples have been tested up to May 14th for COVID-19. Of these 4,05,156 samples were tested on Saturday.