New Delhi, May 03, 2021: India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases surged to 2,02,82,833 with 3,57,229 new infections, while the recoveries have surged to 1,66,13,292, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.
The death count increased to 2,22,408 with 3,449 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
Meanwhile, Mumbai on Monday logged 2,624 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, registering its lowest one-day spike in over 5 weeks. The number of Covid tests also saw a sharp dip - from a daily average of 50,000 to 38,000 on Sunday, according to official data.
The city’s death count stands at 13,372 with 78 new deaths being reported in 24 hours. Mumbai’s total number of infections reached 6,58,621 on Monday.