India’s daily rise of COVID-19 virus rises to 401,993 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, while 3,523 patients succumbed to the quickly spreading disease over the past 24 hours, according to health ministry data.

7.7 million cases were recorded since the end of February after the second wave hit the nation since February.

Total Tally of infection tally breaches over 19 million people, the Total death toll has reached to 211,853 individuals.

According to the Indian health ministry, the active caseload crossed the three million mark, and 15,684,406 people have so far recovered from the disease.

Total of 288,337,385 so far has been tested so far, and only 194,529,9 were only tested on Friday.

The Union health ministry expressed concerns that many states are not only recording a higher peak in the coronavirus cases but also recording a high growth trajectory, NDTV reported.

India kept recording over 300,000 cases every single day since April 15th following the second wave of the virus, shortage of hospital beds, oxygen, and crucial anti-viral drugs has further increased the crisis.

United Nations children’s agency UNICEF sends critical life-saving supplies, including 3,000 oxygen concentrators to India.

UNICEF is also helping to procure and install 25 oxygen plants for hospitals in Northeast, Maharashtra of India, and will support the country with thermal scanners at ports of entry across India.

The United Nation’s agency will also support India in the acceleration of Vaccine rollout and equitable reach to all of the population.

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