A record 3,980 fresh Covid-19 fatalities were registered in a single day in India taking the death toll to 2,30,168, while 4,12,262 new coronavirus infections were recorded, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. A bed-blocking scam jolted the Karnataka government, as a shortage of medical supplies and oxygen continued to hurt the country.
The top scientific advisor to the Centre said a third wave of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is 'inevitable' given the high level of circulation of the Sars-Cov-2 virus.
Coronavirus in India:
Total number of positive cases (including deaths): 2,10,77,410 as of May 6, 2021
States/UTs death toll (details are updated as we receive information): 2,30,168 as of May 6, 2021
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