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The daily tally of coronavirus cases in the country are increasing at a rapid pace. The daily tally touched 2 lakh mark for the first time in the country in the recent months. A total number of 2,00,739 cases are reported in the country in the last 24 hours as per the reports from the Union Health Ministry. The total number of active cases for coronavirus are said to be 1,40,74,564 and the total number of recoveries in the country stands at 1,24,29,564. The total number of active cases in India climbed to 14,71,877 and the death toll stands at 1,73,123. The total number of people who took up coronavirus vaccination in India are 11,44,93,238.
As per the reports from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the total samples tested yesterday in India are 13,84,549 and the samples tested in total till date are said to be 26,20,03,415. Maharashtra, the most impacted state is under lockdown from last night and Section 144 is imposed across the state for 15 days till May 1st. Delhi reported 17,282 new cases and the state witnessed a massive jump in the new number of cases of coronavirus. 100 people died in the state in the last 24 hours in Delhi. With a huge rise in the new number of cases, several states are keen to impose new guidelines and restrictions in their respective states.
By Siva Kumar