With 2,63,533 lakh new COVID-19 cases, India’s daily count drops further; death count stands at 4,329
New Delhi, May 18: India on Tuesday witnessed a steep decline for the second time in the number of fresh Covid-19 cases with 2,63,533 infections, pushing the country’s cumulative caseload to 2,52,28,996. This is the second time, India has recorded new cases below 300,000 since April 21.
The country recorded 4,329 COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of fatalities to 2,78,719, according to the latest figures collated by Union Health Ministry.
Meanwhile, 2,15,96,512 have returned home after treatment.