11,502 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours take India's tally to 3.32 lakh, death toll at 9,520 | Check state-wise count here
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: With a surge of 11,502 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, India's tally on Monday reached 3,32,424, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. According to the Health Ministry, 325 fatalities were reported during the same period, taking the death toll in the country to 9,520.
The Health Ministry website says that there are 1,53,106 active coronavirus coronavirus cases in the country and the recovery rate stands at 51.07 per cent as 1,69,798 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals.
Maharashtra remains the worst-hit state with 1.07 lakh COVID-19 cases and almost 4,000 deaths. Maharashtra is followed by Tamil Nadu which has reported more than 44,000 cases and 435 deaths. Delhi is third with over 41,000 cases and more than 1,300 deaths while Gujarat has reported more than 23,000 COVID-19 cases and over 1,400 fatalities.
Here's the state-wise report on coronavirus pandemic in India:
|Name of State/UT||Active Cases||Cured/Discharged/Migrated||Deaths||Total Confirmed cases|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||5||33||0||38|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||34||2||0||36|
|Jammu and Kashmir||2593||2389||59||5041|
|Cases being reassigned to states||6972||6972|
With the country reporting over 10,000 coronavirus cases daily, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to chair a meeting with all the chief ministers of the states on June 16 and 17 to review the situation in the country. According to reports, the prime minister will discuss the the current situation in the country and take a decision regarding easing out restrictions.
Meanwhile, the central government on Sunday said the "use of these therapies is based on limited available evidence at present". It clarified that remdesivir has been included as an "investigational therapy" only for the purpose of restricted emergency use following certain news reports regarding the use of the drug as part of the clinical management protocols for COVID-19 and its availability in the country.
The government also said that the Indian Council of Medical Research's (ICMR) testing capacity for detecting COVID-19 cases was also being ramped up continuously. In total, 893 laboratories -- 646 government and 247 private -- tested 56,58,614 swab samples till 9 am with 1,51,432 of them in the last 24 hours, it noted.
(With PTI inputs)
Posted By: Aalok Sensharma