Coronavirus News Highlights: Partial coronavirus curfew in UP extended till May 24; Mumbai reports 1,147 new COVID-19 cases

by Joseph K. Clark

The number of active Covid-19 cases in India has dropped to 36,73,802 and comprises 15.07% of the total infections.

Coronavirus Daily Cases and Deaths in India, Covid Vaccine India Live Updates: The Covid-19 crisis in India is far from over, with the second wave of coronavirus continuing its surge even though the number of daily cases is showing a declining trend. The country is still reporting more than 3 lakh Covid-19 cases daily for several weeks since the resurgence of the second Covid-19 wave. India saw 3,26,098 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, taking the Covid-19 tally to 2,43,72,907, according to the data from the Union Health Ministry.


The number of active Covid-19 cases in the country has dropped to 36,73,802 and comprise 15.07 percent of the total infections. In comparison, the national Covid-19 recovery rate has improved to 83.83 percent, the Union health ministry said. The number of people recovered from coronavirus has increased to 2,04,32,898, while the case fatality rate stands 1.09 percent.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold a high-level meeting today (Saturday) on the Covid-related situation and vaccination in the country, according to a report by news agency ANI.

Also, read Coronavirus (Covid-19) Disease: All you need to know about Covid-19 variants, symptoms, and treatment. As India struggles with the raging virus, experts say that vaccination is the only way out of the coronavirus pandemic. India so far has vaccinated entirely only 3 percent of its population of 133 crores, which is worrying. In addition, there is this confusing policy by the Narendra Modi government. States/UTs are crying for vaccine supply; several vaccine centers have closed due to a shortage of vaccines. As the struggle for a vaccine continues, most of the states/UTs have imposed complete lockdown, and the rest have announced strict Covid-19 restrictions to limit the spread of Covid-19 infections.

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