A health worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) carries a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outside the casualty ward at Guru Teg Bahadur hospital, in New Delhi, India, 24 April, 2021
A health worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) carries a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outside the casualty ward at Guru Teg Bahadur hospital, in New Delhi, India, 24 April, 2021Reuters

India on Wednesday recorded 3,780 deaths, maximum in a day and 382,315 fresh cases of Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours, taking the total caseload in the country to 20,665,148, Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.

It is the 14th straight day when India recorded more than 300,000 cases while over 3,000 casualties have been reported for the past eight days.

India’s total tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 20,665,148 with 3,487,229 active cases and a total of 226,188 deaths so far.

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According to MoHFW, a total of 338,439 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours after getting cured.

The health ministry said that a total of 160,494,188 people have been vaccinated so far in the country, including 1,484,989, who were administered vaccines in the last 24 hours.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 294,852,078 samples have been tested up to Tuesday (4 May) for Covid-19, of these 1,541,299 samples were tested on Tuesday.

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