India records 3.92 lakh fresh COVID-19 cases, 3689 deaths in last 24 hours

The total vaccination across the country has crossed more than 15.66 Cr mark. The country has administered more than 16 lakh vaccine doses till 8 pm on May 1.

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On Sunday, May 2, Union Health Ministry released the data of new COVID-19 cases in India, there is decrease in new cases from previous day.

Report released by the Union Health Ministry states that in the last 24 hours, India reported 3,92,488 new COVID-19 cases and 3,07,865 patients got discharge, while 3689 people died of this deadly virus. Total active cases in India is now around 33.49 lakhs. The total death toll in India reached to 2,15,542.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) also released a data that shows 29,01,42,339 samples were tested up to May 1, including 18,04,954 samples tested yesterday.

The Government of India along with States/UTs through a ‘Whole of Government’ approach has embarked on a five-point strategy for prevention, containment, and management of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Vaccination forms an integral component of the five-point strategy including Test, Track, Treat, and COVID Appropriate Behaviour.

The Liberalised and Accelerated Phase-3 Strategy of Covid-19 Vaccination has come into force from today (1st May 2021). Registration for the newly eligible population groups has commenced on 28th April. 84,599 beneficiaries of the age group 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine.

The total vaccination across the country has crossed more than 15.66 Cr mark. The country has administered more than 16 lakh vaccine doses till 8 pm on May 1.

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country stands at 15,66,37,825.

The Liberalised and Accelerated Phase 3 Strategy of Covid-19 Vaccination implemented from 1st May 2021. Registration for the new eligible population groups has commenced since 28th April. Potential beneficiaries can either register directly on CoWIN portal (cowin.gov.in) or through the Aarogya Setu app.

Government of India has so far provided nearly 16.37 crore vaccine doses (16,37,62,300) to States/UTs Free of Cost. Of this, the total consumption including wastages is15,58,48,782doses (as per data available at 8 am today).