Record 16,922 cases and 418 fatalities take India's COVID-19 tally to 4.73 lakh; death toll at 14,894 | Check state-wise list here
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: In another record, India reported 16,922 new infections during the last 24 hours taking the total toll of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,73,105. This is the highest ever single-day spike in COVID-19 cases reported from across the country. The death toll also rose to 14,894 after 418 new fatalities, highest ever in a day, were reported in the country, according to the data by Union Health Ministry on Thursday morning.
Of the total 4,73,105 cases, 1,86,514 are active cases while 2,71,697 people have been cured and discharged from the hospitals from across the country. 75,60,782 samples were tested across the country until June 24. 2,07,871 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.
Among the India states, Maharashtra remains to be the worst-hit state with 1,42,900 cases while 6,739 people succumbed to the deadly infection in the state.
Meanwhile, the national capital, Delhi, in another record spike reported 3,788 new cases during the last 24 hours taking the total coronavirus cases in the state-city past 70,000-mark. With this, Delhi surpassed Mumbai and became the worst-hit city due to the coronavirus in the country. The death toll in the capital also rose to 2,365 after 64 new fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours.
Tamil Nadu is the third worst-hit state with 67,468 cases of coronavirus. The death toll in the southern state also climbed up to 866. India now has 12 states which have more than 10,000 cases of coronavirus.
Check state-wise list here:
|State / UT||Active Cases||Cured/Discharged||Deaths||Total Confirmed cases|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||13||43||0||56|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||90||30||0||120|
|Jammu and Kashmir||2516||3818||88||6422|
|Cases being reassigned to states||8493||8493|
Posted By: Talib Khan