Mumbai, July 3: India reported 379 deaths and the highest single-day spike of 20,903 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours. The number of coronavirus cases crossed the 6.2 lakh mark on Thursday. According to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, the number of positive cases increased to 6,25,544, including 2,27,439 active cases. The number of people improved from coronavirus has jumped to 3,79,892. The death toll, on the other hand, is 18,213 in the country so far.
Maharashtra is one of the worst-hit states in the coronavirus pandemic. The state has a total of 1,86,626 cases. The death toll in the state has increased to 8,178. Tamil Nadu is the second-worst affected state with a total of 98,392 cases. The number of coronavirus cases in the national capital has increased to 92,175. COVID-19 Tests in India to Soon Touch 1 Crore Mark, Government Allows All Doctors to Recommend Coronavirus Testing.
India reports 379 deaths and the highest single-day spike of 20,903 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours:
India reports 379 deaths and highest single-day spike of 20,903 new #COVID19 cases in the last 24 hours. Positive cases stand at 6,25,544 including 2,27,439 active cases, 3,79,892 cured/discharged/migrated & 18213 deaths: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare pic.twitter.com/tFL7lwp11i
— ANI (@ANI) July 3, 2020
Here's the state-wise tally of the coronavirus numbers:
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Active Cases*||Cured/Discharged/Migrated*||Deaths**||Total Confirmed cases*|
|1||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||58||51||0||109|
|8||Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||141||89||0||230|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||2760||4974||115||7849|
|Cases being reassigned to states||6031||6031|
The central government on Thursday mentioned that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) test can be done on the prescription of any qualified practitioners, including private ones and not exclusively a government doctor. The government of India further stated that the total COVID-19 tests in India will soon reach one crore.
A total of 10,986,162 cases have been recorded across the globe. India is currently at the fourth place among the worst-hit countries by the coronavirus pandemic. USA tops the chart with a total of 2,837,189 cases. Brazil is in second place with a total of 1,501,353 cases and just ahead of India at the third place is Russia with a total of 661,165 cases, according to the Worldometers report.
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