India tops 300,000 coronavirus deaths after more than 4,400 were reported last day

India broke the 300,000 death line from coronavirus this Monday after adding more than 4,400 last day, while fewer cases occurred in the last week, which has not resulted in a drop in the death toll.

The Indian Ministry of Health detailed in its daily balance sheet, published through its report on the social network Twitter, that 4,454 deaths have been reported in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 303,720.

India is the third country to have more than 300,000 deaths after the United States and Brazil, which have reported nearly 589,900 and 449,000 deaths to date, respectively, according to Johns Hopkins University. India became the first country to record more than 4,500 deaths in one day on May 19.

India tops 300,000 coronavirus deaths after more than 4,400 were reported last day
India tops 300,000 coronavirus deaths after more than 4,400 were reported last day

Likewise, the ministry has stated that 222,315 cases were recorded during that period, bringing the total to 26,752,447 since the pandemic began, after falling below 300,000 for the first time in three weeks on May 17, with 400,000 positive daily Results achieved were exceeded on four occasions.

With that in mind, he pointed out that Tamil Nadu was the state that reported the most cases on the last day, with around 35,500, beating the numbers of Maharashtra, which is where Bombay is, the strongest in the wave of recent weeks was affected.

Maharashtra has added about 26,700 infections in the last 24 hours, followed by Karnataka with about 26,000 and Kerala with about 25,800 positive infections. All states are in the south of the country and have seen an upturn in the last few days.

The ministry has stated that there are currently 2,720 to, 716 active cases in the country, 84,683 fewer than the previous day, and has estimated 23,728,011 cases cured, including from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus 302,544 in the last day.

In this regard, the authorities of the Indian capital New Delhi decided on Sunday to extend the detention for a week to May 31 and warned of a slow reopening given the current infection situation across the country.

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