India’s COVID-19 cases decline to 2,63 L on Monday; deaths rise to 4,334

May 18, 2021 0 By FM

India reported 2,63,021 new COVID-19 incidences and 4,334 fatalities on Monday. With this, the total confirmed cases in the nation has climbed to 2,52,28,100, according to data from the union health ministry. The active infection load comprised 33,48,890 cases. While the overall death toll due to COVID-19 has reached 2,78,751.

Karnataka confirmed 38,603 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 22,42,065. The active cases of the state have surged to 6,03,639. As many as 476 new deaths reported on the day took the total fatalities to 22,313.

Tamil Nadu recorded 33,075 new cases on Monday. The total case tally has reached 16,31,291 while the active infections went up to 2,31,596. As many as 335 deaths were recorded during the day taking the total fatalities to 18,005.
Maharashtra reported 1,000 new COVID-19 related deaths and 26,616 fresh cases on Monday. The total case tally of the state rose to 54,05,068 while the active infection load comprised 4,45,495 cases. The overall fatalities have reached 82,486.  

Kerala reported 21,402 new COVID-19 cases on Monday. The overall caseload reported till now has reached 21,69,370. The active caseload of the state comprised 3,62,313 cases. Also, 87 new deaths pushed the death toll to 6,516.

Other states which also reported a spike in fresh cases on Monday included West Bengal (19,003), Andhra Pradesh (18,561), Rajasthan (11,597), Odisha (10,757), Uttar Pradesh (9,345), Delhi (4,524), Chhattisgarh (6,577), Gujarat (7,135), Madhya Pradesh (5,921), Haryana (7,488), Bihar (5,920), Telangana (3,961), Punjab (6,881), Assam (6,394), Jharkhand (2,507), Uttarakhand (3,719), Jammu and Kashmir (3,344), Himachal Pradesh (3,546), Goa (1,562), and Puducherry (1,446).