Covid-19: India crosses six lakh mark

New Delhi: India’s coronavirus tally has crossed the six lakh mark and death toll rose to 17,834.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the country saw the single-day increase of 19,148 cases and 434 people died to the disease in the last 24 hours.

The COVID-19 case load increased to 6,04,641, just five days after it crossed the five-lakh mark.

With a steady rise, the number of recoveries stands at 3,59,859 while one patient has migrated. There are 2,26,947 active cases of coronavirus infection presently in the country.

Of the 434 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, 198 are from Maharashtra, 63 from Tamilnadu, 61 from Delhi, 21 each from Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat, 15 from West Bengal, nine from Madhya Pradesh, eight from Rajasthan, seven each from Telangana and Karnataka, six from Andhra Pradesh, five from Punjab, four each from Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir, three from Bihar and one each from Chhattisgarh and Goa.

 

NT Bureau