India records over 1.32 lakh Fresh Covid cases and 3,207 deaths

Odisha's COVID-19 cases rise to 108.

New Delhi: June 2: India reported 1,32,788 fresh Covid Positive cases in last 24 hours while 3,207 people succumbed to the pandemic, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said on Wednesday.

On June 1, India reported 1,27,510 cases lowest since April 8. On April 8, India had recorded 1,31,968 cases while on April 7, India witnessed 1,26,789 fresh cases.

India’s overall tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 2,83,07,832 with 17,93,645 active cases and 3,35,102 deaths so far.

According to the Health Ministry, a total of 2,31,456 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the total discharge to 2,61,79,085 in Covid cases till date.

The Health Ministry said that a total of 21,85,46,667 people have been vaccinated so far in the country, including 23,97,191 who were administered vaccines in the last 24 hours.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 35,00,57,330 samples have been tested up to June 1 for Covid-19. Of these 20,19,773 samples were tested on Tuesday.

In the last three weeks, India has recorded over 80,000 deaths. On May 24, India crossed a grim milestone of three-lakh deaths due to the coronavirus infections, thus becoming world’s third country after the US and Brazil to cross three-lakh deaths. (IANS)


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