Over 19 thousand COVID-19 cases push India's tally above 6 lakh

Published: Jul 02, 2020, 10:51 IST | PTI | New Delhi

With a steady rise, the number of recoveries stands at 3,59,859 while one patient has migrated

Volunteers wearing protective suits conduct door-to-door thermal screening of the residents of Shivaji Nagar area in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, during Unlock 1.0, at Malad in Mumbai. Pic/ PTI
Volunteers wearing protective suits conduct door-to-door thermal screening of the residents of Shivaji Nagar area in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, during Unlock 1.0, at Malad in Mumbai. Pic/ PTI

India's COVID-19 tally zoomed past six lakh cases on Thursday with a single-day increase of 19,148 cases, just five days after it crossed the five-lakh mark, while the death toll rose to 17,834, according to the Union health ministry data. The COVID-19 case load increased to 6,04,641 while 434 people have succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.

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. "Thus, around 59.52 per cent of patients have recovered so far," an official said. The total number of confirmed cases include foreigners.

Of the 434 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, 198 are from Maharashtra, 63 from Tamil Nadu, 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.

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