Record 507 fatalities take India’s COVID-19 deaths to 17,400; tally crosses 5.85 lakh-mark | Check state-wise list here
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: India recorded 507 deaths during the last 24 hours, the highest number of fatalities in single-day span, to take total COVID-19 deaths in the country to 17,400. The coronavirus cases also climbed up to 5,85,493 in the country after 18,653 new infections were reported during the last 24 hours.
Of the total, 2,20,114 are active cases, while 3,47,978 people have been cured and discharged from the hospitals across the country.
In India, now 13 of the total states have over 10,000 coronavirus cases. Among the states, Maharashtra remains the worst-hit state with over 1,74,761 infections of COVID-19, while the death toll in the state also climbed up to 7,855. Maharashtra, during the last 24 hours, recorded 4,878 new infections and 245 fatalities.
Second, on the list, the southern state of Tamil Nadu has so far recorded 90,167 cases of coronavirus, while the death toll in the state stood at 1,201. The tally touched the 90,000-mark after nearly 4,000 new infections were reported during the last 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the national capital, Delhi, with 87,360 cases of coronavirus stood at the third spot. The death toll in Delhi also climbed up to 2,742. The national capital recorded 2,199 fresh coronavirus cases and 62 deaths due to the disease in the last 24 hours. The Delhi government had earlier predicted that "there will be 1 lakh cases in the national capital by June 30 and 15,000 beds will be needed". A total of 58,348 patients have recovered, been discharged or migrated so far, while there are 26,270 active cases.
Here's the state-wise list of coronavirus cases and deaths in the country:
|Name of State / UT||Active Cases||Cured/Discharged/Migrated||Deaths||Total Confirmed cases|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||47||50||0||97|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||131||82||0||213|
|Jammu and Kashmir||2674||4722||101||7497|
|Cases being reassigned to states||6915||6915|
Posted By: Talib Khan