As many as 1,993 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded in the last 24 hours, the highest 1-day jump, taking the total tally of confirmed cases to 35,043 on May 1st, 2020.
As per the data released by the Union Health Ministry, 73 casualties were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally of deaths to 1,147 deaths.
There are 25,007 active cases, 8888 people who have been cured or discharged and 1 migrated, according to the Health Ministry’s COVID-19 dashboard showed at 8 am.
The Health Ministry said the case doubling rate has also seen significant improvement since the past two weeks.
According to the Ministry, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, and Punja have a doubling rate of between 11 and 20 days.
On the other hand, Karnataka, Ladakh, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Kerala have a doubling rate between 20 and 40 days.
Assam, Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Himachal Pradesh have a doubling rate of more than 40 days.
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