India records 2,022 new Covid cases, 46 deaths in last 24 hours

With the latest tally, the total number of Covid-19 cases in the country stand at 4,31,38,393. The total death count in India is 5,24,459.

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Published on: 23 May 2022 4:46 AM GMT
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India on Monday registered nine per cent fewer cases than Sunday's tally, registering 2,022 new infections, the ministry of health data revealed. The country reported 46 new deaths due to the contagious virus.

With the latest tally, the total number of Covid-19 cases in the country stand at 4,31,38,393. The total death count in India is 5,24,459.

India on Sunday had reported 2,226 infections while 65 people had succumbed to the virus.

The dip in infections comes amid the The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) confirming the omicron subvariants of BA.4 and BA.5 of the coronavirus in the country, the first being reported in Tamil Nadu and the other in Telangana.

Last week, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control had designated these two variants and had expressed concerns that they could fuel surge in infections.

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