India’s COVID cases near 20 million; national stay-at-home order urged
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India’s COVID cases near 20 million; national stay-at-home order urged

Newsdesk |
May 3, 2021

India reported more than 300,000 new coronavirus infections for a 12th straight day on Monday to take its overall number of cases to just shy of 20 million, as scientists predicted a peak in the pandemic in the coming days.


New Delhi, 03 May 2021

As per news report of Reuters, with 368,147 new cases over the past 24 hours, India's total infections stand at 19.93 million, while total fatalities rose by 3,417 to 218,959, according to health ministry data. Medical experts say actual numbers across the country of 1.35 billion may be five to 10 times higher than the official tally.

Source -reuters.com

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