4971 dead

NEW DELHI, May 30 : India recorded the highest overnight spike in both COVID-19 cases and deaths on Saturday morning with 7,964 fresh cases and 265 new casualties registered within a 24 hour period.
The total confirmed cases in the country now stand at 1,73,763 while the number of deceased has reached 4,971.
In terms of case fatality rate, the trend however has remained constant and the country as of now has a CFR of 2.86 per cent, which is substantially lower than the global COVID-19 CFR.
A massive spike in the death figure however is worrisome as the number of COVID-19 deaths in India everyday had been hovering between 140-170 for last several days.