Photos: India’s daily Covid-19 cases cross 400,000

  • India on May 1 reported more than 400,000 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), for the first time since the pandemic began, as the infection tally crossed the 19 million mark, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare. With 401,993 fresh cases, India’s Covid-19 tally has risen to 19,164,969.
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A doctor checks an X-ray of a patient suffering from Covid-19 at a hospital in New Delhi on May 1. India posted a record daily rise of 401,993 new coronavirus cases on May 1 as the country opened up its massive vaccination drive to all adults.(Danish Siddiqui / REUTERS)

A doctor checks an X-ray of a patient suffering from Covid-19 at a hospital in New Delhi on May 1. India posted a record daily rise of 401,993 new coronavirus cases on May 1 as the country opened up its massive vaccination drive to all adults.(Danish Siddiqui / REUTERS)

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A medical worker inoculates a woman with a dose of the Covishield, AstraZeneca-Oxford's Covid-19 vaccine, at Max hospital in New Delhi on May 1. Some private hospital chains commenced the Covid-19 immunisation drive for the 18-44 age group at limited centres in the country in the third phase of the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive.(Tauseef Mustafa / AFP)

A medical worker inoculates a woman with a dose of the Covishield, AstraZeneca-Oxford's Covid-19 vaccine, at Max hospital in New Delhi on May 1. Some private hospital chains commenced the Covid-19 immunisation drive for the 18-44 age group at limited centres in the country in the third phase of the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive.(Tauseef Mustafa / AFP)

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A private security guard stands outside an empty Covid-19 vaccination centre after Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) issued a notice about no vaccinations for three days in Mumbai on April 30. Some states have said they would be unable to start the drive on day one due to the shortage of vaccines.(Kunal Patil / PTI)

A private security guard stands outside an empty Covid-19 vaccination centre after Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) issued a notice about no vaccinations for three days in Mumbai on April 30. Some states have said they would be unable to start the drive on day one due to the shortage of vaccines.(Kunal Patil / PTI)

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A rush of people waiting to refill empty oxygen cylinders at Bhogal Jangpura, in New Delhi on April 30. India, the world's biggest producer of Covid-19 vaccines has a limited number of shots available, worsening a grim second wave of infections that has overwhelmed hospitals and morgues while families scramble for medicines and oxygen.(Amal KS / HT Photo)

A rush of people waiting to refill empty oxygen cylinders at Bhogal Jangpura, in New Delhi on April 30. India, the world's biggest producer of Covid-19 vaccines has a limited number of shots available, worsening a grim second wave of infections that has overwhelmed hospitals and morgues while families scramble for medicines and oxygen.(Amal KS / HT Photo)

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A view inside Rajasthan University of Health Sciences Hospital where the ground floor lobby and corridors have been converted to into a ward with oxygen beds for Covid-19 patients, in Jaipur on April 30. The latest spike in India's daily case count follows 10 consecutive days over 300,000 total number of Covid-19 cases. With this, India’s total caseount has topped 19 million.(Himanshu Vyas / HT Photo)

A view inside Rajasthan University of Health Sciences Hospital where the ground floor lobby and corridors have been converted to into a ward with oxygen beds for Covid-19 patients, in Jaipur on April 30. The latest spike in India's daily case count follows 10 consecutive days over 300,000 total number of Covid-19 cases. With this, India’s total caseount has topped 19 million.(Himanshu Vyas / HT Photo)

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A health worker collects swab samples of citizens for Covid-19 tests at NESCO Jumbo Covid-19 Centre in Mumbai on April 30. As the second wave has picked up steam, India has added about 7.7 million cases since the end of February, according to a Reuters tally. In contrast, it took India nearly six months to add the previous 7.7 million cases.(Vijay Bate / HT Photo)

A health worker collects swab samples of citizens for Covid-19 tests at NESCO Jumbo Covid-19 Centre in Mumbai on April 30. As the second wave has picked up steam, India has added about 7.7 million cases since the end of February, according to a Reuters tally. In contrast, it took India nearly six months to add the previous 7.7 million cases.(Vijay Bate / HT Photo)

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A health worker works on the nasal swab samples of election counting agents collected to test for Covid-19 at in Siliguri on April 30. The surge in cases led US President Joe Biden to impose new travel restrictions on India on April 30, barring most non-US citizens from entering. Other countries have also imposed similar travel restrictions, including Britain, Germany, Italy and Singapore, while Canada, Hong Kong and New Zealand have suspended all commercial travel with India.(Diptendu Dutta / AFP)

A health worker works on the nasal swab samples of election counting agents collected to test for Covid-19 at in Siliguri on April 30. The surge in cases led US President Joe Biden to impose new travel restrictions on India on April 30, barring most non-US citizens from entering. Other countries have also imposed similar travel restrictions, including Britain, Germany, Italy and Singapore, while Canada, Hong Kong and New Zealand have suspended all commercial travel with India.(Diptendu Dutta / AFP)

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Relatives of a person who died of Covid-19 mourn at a crematorium in New Delhi, on April 30. Deaths from Covid-19 jumped by 3,523 over the past 24 hours, taking the total toll to 211,853, according to health ministry data.(AP Photo)

Relatives of a person who died of Covid-19 mourn at a crematorium in New Delhi, on April 30. Deaths from Covid-19 jumped by 3,523 over the past 24 hours, taking the total toll to 211,853, according to health ministry data.(AP Photo)

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