Over 4 lakh covid cases reported on 30th April, a global record.
Coronavirus cases continue to show upward shift in India with over 4 lakhs fresh infections recorded in the last 24 hours. A new global record of 4,01,993 cases and 3,523 deaths were reported in last 24 hours.
India also became the first country in the world to register over 4 lakh infections in a single day.
India continues to register the highest number of average daily cases in the world, according to Our World in Data. Until April 28, the country recorded 3.49 lakh daily cases. With 52,679 average daily cases, the U.S. was a distant second.
The third phase of the world's largest vaccination drive has started today even as several states flag shortage.