India on Sunday reported 3,49,691 new Covid-19 cases and 2,767 deaths, as per the latest Union Health Ministry data, continuing the rise in fresh infections in the country, as a shortage of oxygen and drugs continues to overwhelm health systems across states.
As per the Union Health Ministry, 2,17,113 were discharged in the last 24 hours and the total case count is 1,69,61,072.
Total recoveries stand at 1,40,85,110, while death toll is at 1,92,311. India now has 26,82,751 active cases.
On Saturday, India reported 3.46 lakh Covid-19 cases and over 2,600 deaths.
As per the ICMR, 27,79,18,810 crore samples have been tested as of April 24.
The total number of people vaccinated under the government’s inoculation program is 14,09,16,417.