Shubham Jaiswal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The states across India reported over 6,500 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. The total number of COVID-19 cases in India increased to 158,333 today, according to the data released by ministry of health and family welfare. Maharashtra alone reported a lion’s share of the fresh COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. Maharashtra’s state registered 2,190 new cases in last 24 hours. Delhi saws the biggest spike in COVID-19 count — 792 fresh cases were added on Wednesday.
The number of deaths related to COVID-19 infection rose to 4,531. The states confirmed 194 deaths in last 24 hours, second highest in a single day. Maharashtra became the first state to register over 100 COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday. Over 50% of India’s total causalities recorded on Wednesday came from Monday.
The number of active coronavirus patients in the country zoomed to 86,110. India’s recovery rate from the coronavirus disease improved to over 42%. At least 67,692 were cured so far.