India records 3.57 lakh new Covid-19 cases, 3,449 deaths
New Delhi, May 4: India recorded over 3.57 lakh new covid-19 cases in the 24 hours ending 8 am Tuesday, taking the total infections in the country to over 2.02 crore. Out of this, over 34 lakh cases are currently active while over 1.66 crore people have recovered after testing positive. With 3,449 deaths, the toll is now over 2.22 lakh.
For the first time in the last 30 days, Maharashtra’s daily coronavirus cases dropped below 50,000 to 48,621 on Monday, taking the tally to 47,71,022. With 567 more patients succumbing to the disease, the cumulative toll mounted to 70,851, the state health department said.
On April 3, the state had reported 49,447 infections, while 43,183 and 47,827 cases were added on April 1 and 2, respectively. The state had reported an average of 60,000 cases in most of April.