India records 2,259 new COVID-19 cases, 20 more deaths

May 20


India's COVID-19 tally rose to 43,131,822 on Friday, with 2,259 new cases registered in the past 24 hours across the South Asian country, showed the federal health ministry's latest data.


A further 20 deaths from the pandemic were reported in India, taking the death toll to 524,323.


There are currently 15,044 active COVID-19 cases registered in the country, a fall of 375 in the past 24 hours.


So far, 42,592,455 COVID-19 patients have been cured and discharged from hospitals in India, including 2,614 new recoveries recorded in the past 24 hours.