Shubham Jaiswal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
In yet another single-day the highest spike, the number of coronavirus cases in India on Thursday increased by 24,879, taking the total count to 7,67,296. At the same time 487 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry noted.
With this, the number of positive cases stand at 767296 including 269789 active cases, 476378 cured/discharged/migrated and 21129 deaths.
Maharashtra recorded a fresh tally of 6,603 coronavirus cases on Thursday, of which 1,374 were from Mumbai and 1,094 in Pune. The total count in Maharashtra now stands at 2.23 lakh, including 91,065 active cases. Meanwhile, the state recorded 198 new deaths taking the toll to 9448.
On the other hand, Tamil Nadu recorded 3,756 positive COVID-19 cases of Covid-19 as on Wednesday, bringing the state tally to 1,22,350. Of the total cases, Chennai alone reported 1,261 positive cases, bringing the city’s tally to 72,500.