56,211 new Covid-19 cases, 271
fatalities in last 24 hours in
India reported 56, 211 fresh COVID-19 cases and 271 related
deaths in the last 24 hours, the union health ministry informed on
With this, the total number of cases and the death toll in the
country has surged to 1,20,95,855 and 1,62,114 respectively. The
country also saw 37,028 recoveries in the last 24 hours, pushing
the total number of recoveries to 1,13,93,021.
At present, 5,40,720 cases are active in the country.
On Monday, more than 68,000 cases were reported in the
country, the highest single-day spike since October last year.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR),
7,85,865 samples were tested on March 29 which pushed the
total number of samples tested up to March 29 to 24,26,50,025.
In what is billed as the largest vaccination drive in the world, as
many as 6,11,13,354 vaccine doses have been administered till 8
am on March 30. Read More