The daily Covid-19 cases in India showed a slight dip with3,68,147 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, taking the total tally of cases to 1,99,25,604, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.
The death toll increased to 2,18,959 with 3,417 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
While the country recorded 4,01,993 new cases on May 1, it had registered 3,92,488 cases on May 2.
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