Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])
Total coronavirus cases in India today crossed the 6 lakh mark after 19,148 fresh infections were reported in past 24 hours. According to health ministry figures, there were 2,26,947 active cases in India while 3,59,859 patients have recovered while total case count has gone up to 6,04,641. The death toll went up to 17,834, including 434 fatalities in 24 hours.
India’s recovery rate currently stands at 59.51%. And the gap between recovered patients to actives cases now stand at 1.32 lakh.
According to medical research body ICMR, over 90.5 lakh samples have been tested so far across India for coronavirus as of July 1. And on Wednesday, over 2.2 lakh samples were tested for covid.
Among the states, Maharashtra has the highest number of cases at 1,80,298, followed by Tamil Nadu at 94,049 and Delhi at 89,802.