Photos: India’s daily Covid-19 cases at 50 day low; states begin unlock process

  • India reported the lowest daily new coronavirus infections in 50 days with 1,52,734 cases, taking India's total tally to 2,80,47,534, while the active caseload further declined to 20,26,092, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on May 31. The death toll climbed to 3,29,100 with 3,128 daily deaths, the data updated at 8 am showed.
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A worker busy at a factory in the Wazirpur Industrial area as lockdown curbs for industries and construction activity are eased in New Delhi on May 31. Several states and Union Territories resumed business from May 31 after weeks of lockdown caused by the unprecedented second wave of Covid-19. While some like Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh have announced relaxations due to a decline in new cases and positivity rates, many states, including Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Goa, have extended the lockdown for up to a fortnight in June.(Shahbaz Khan / PTI)

A worker busy at a factory in the Wazirpur Industrial area as lockdown curbs for industries and construction activity are eased in New Delhi on May 31. Several states and Union Territories resumed business from May 31 after weeks of lockdown caused by the unprecedented second wave of Covid-19. While some like Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh have announced relaxations due to a decline in new cases and positivity rates, many states, including Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Goa, have extended the lockdown for up to a fortnight in June.(Shahbaz Khan / PTI)

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A health worker takes a swab sample at a Covid-19 testing site set up at the Panchayat house of a village in the Gautam Budh Nagar district of Noida on May 30. India also began the week reporting the lowest daily new coronavirus infections in 50 days with 1,52,734 cases logged for the previous 24 hours according to Union Health Ministry data updated on May 31.(Anindito Mukherjee / Bloomberg)

A health worker takes a swab sample at a Covid-19 testing site set up at the Panchayat house of a village in the Gautam Budh Nagar district of Noida on May 30. India also began the week reporting the lowest daily new coronavirus infections in 50 days with 1,52,734 cases logged for the previous 24 hours according to Union Health Ministry data updated on May 31.(Anindito Mukherjee / Bloomberg)

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A street vendor arranges bread outside stores during lockdown restrictions in New Delhi on May 31. While shops have been permitted to open for longer hours, at some places malls have also been allowed to function on certain conditions. However, education institutions will continue to remain closed, PTI reported.(Anindito Mukherjee / Bloomberg)

A street vendor arranges bread outside stores during lockdown restrictions in New Delhi on May 31. While shops have been permitted to open for longer hours, at some places malls have also been allowed to function on certain conditions. However, education institutions will continue to remain closed, PTI reported.(Anindito Mukherjee / Bloomberg)

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Vehicles stuck in a traffic jam on the first day of the unlocking process after easing of Covid-19 restrictions in Shimla on May 31. Meanwhile, recoveries from the illness have continued to outnumber the daily new cases for the 18th consecutive day now.(PTI)

Vehicles stuck in a traffic jam on the first day of the unlocking process after easing of Covid-19 restrictions in Shimla on May 31. Meanwhile, recoveries from the illness have continued to outnumber the daily new cases for the 18th consecutive day now.(PTI)

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A Covid-19 patient on oxygen support being admitted into Sambhunath Pandit Hospital in Kolkata on May 30. India had crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore Covid-19 cases on May 4. Since then, the total tally has risen to 2,80,47,534, while the active caseload currently stands at 20,26,092 cases.(Samir Jana / HT Photo)

A Covid-19 patient on oxygen support being admitted into Sambhunath Pandit Hospital in Kolkata on May 30. India had crossed the grim milestone of 2 crore Covid-19 cases on May 4. Since then, the total tally has risen to 2,80,47,534, while the active caseload currently stands at 20,26,092 cases.(Samir Jana / HT Photo)

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A health worker interacting with people at the Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Covid-19 Care Centre in New Delhi on May 30. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 2,56,92,342 on May 31 with 2,38,022 patients having recovered in a span of 24 hours, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.17%, health ministry data stated.(Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)

A health worker interacting with people at the Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Covid-19 Care Centre in New Delhi on May 30. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 2,56,92,342 on May 31 with 2,38,022 patients having recovered in a span of 24 hours, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.17%, health ministry data stated.(Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)

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A health worker inoculating a person with a Covid-19 vaccine at Dundshera Village in Gurugram on May 30. A total of 21,31,54,129 doses have been administered through 30,28,295 sessions, according to the provisional report till 7 am on May 31.(Parveen Kumar / HT Photo)

A health worker inoculating a person with a Covid-19 vaccine at Dundshera Village in Gurugram on May 30. A total of 21,31,54,129 doses have been administered through 30,28,295 sessions, according to the provisional report till 7 am on May 31.(Parveen Kumar / HT Photo)

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A police personnel with a placard next to a cartoon depiction of the coronavirus on a road to create public awareness against the Covid-19, in Hyderabad on May 29. A total of 3,29,100 deaths from the disease have been reported so far in the country with 3,128 of these added yesterday. The Health Ministry stressed that more than 70% of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.(PTI)

A police personnel with a placard next to a cartoon depiction of the coronavirus on a road to create public awareness against the Covid-19, in Hyderabad on May 29. A total of 3,29,100 deaths from the disease have been reported so far in the country with 3,128 of these added yesterday. The Health Ministry stressed that more than 70% of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.(PTI)

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