Coronavirus: India nears 5 lakh mark; highest spike of over 17000 in last 24 hours
INDIA: After reporting 17, 296 new cases in the last twenty four hours, India’s COVID case count has taken a great leap to 4,90,40. This is the highest number of new cases reported in 24 hours.
There are 1,89,463 cases still active nationwide but on a positive aspect, A record set of 13,940 COVID-19 patients were declared cured in a single day. The rate of recovery has improved to 58.24%.With this, 2,85,636 people have recovered so far.
407 fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours, Covid-related deaths in India rose to 15,301. Maharashtra has the highest number of deaths, accounted for almost 50%. Delhi stands at 2nd in the list of death toll with 2429 fatalities.
Currently, 1,007 diagnostic labs across the nation are offering covid diagnostic facilities.
The worst affected state Maharashtra, has reported 1,47,741 cases and 6,931 fatalities. Going further down the list, 73,780 cases were reported in Delhi, 70,977 in Tamil Nadu, and 29,520 in Gujarat.
According to figures released by the government on Thursday, coronavirus cases per lakh in India stand at 33.39 against the world’s average of 120.21 cases/lakh. Also, death/lakh in the country is currently amongst the lowest in the world with 1.06 deaths/lakh against the world average of 6.24 deaths/lakh, the government said. Medical research body ICMR has said that a total of 77.76 lakh samples have been tested up to June 25. And on Thursday over 2.15 lakh samples were tested.
Globally, total coronavirus cases moved past 95 lakh while the death toll has crossed 4.8 lakh.
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Active Cases*||Deaths**||Total Confirmed cases*|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||2492||90||6549|
|31||Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||123||0||155|
|34||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||16||0||59|