Shubham Jaiswal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 4,40,215 today with 14,933 fresh cases reported in 24 hours. The death toll went up to 14,011 as Coronavirus claimed 312 lives in 24 hours.
According to figures released this morning, there were 1,78,014 active cases in the country while 2,48,189 have recovered so far. About 11,000 patients recovered in past 24 hours.
Maharashtra, with 1,35,796 cases, remains the worst affected state, followed by Delhi and Tamil Nadu, both with over 60,000 cases.
The COVID-19 testing infrastructure is being ramped up, the government said. The number of government labs for covid testing, and has been increased to 723 and private labs has been increased to 262. As of June 22, over 71 lakh samples were tested for coronavirus.