City Express News
New Delhi,May,28,2021:India’s Covid case count rose to over 2.75 crore as 1.86 lakh more tested positive in a day. This is the lowest daily rise in 44 days. The steady dip comes as scientists are studying if the B.1.617 strain is behind the surge in the last two months.
3,660 Covid patients died in the last 24 hours, according to government data. With this, the country’s total fatalities since the beginning of the pandemic touched 3,18,895.
For the 15th straight day, daily recoveries are more than the number of daily infections. Over 2.59 people recovered from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
Maharashtra, India’s worst-hit state, recorded 21,273 new cases and the death of 884 patients. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said his government will extend the lockdown-like curbs in the state after June 1 to stem the spread of the virus and relax them later in a phased manner.