NEW DELHI: India saw it's biggest spike yet in terms of people getting reported for having coronavirus as 9,887 new cases in the duration of the last 24 hours. The total tally of India has increased to 2,36,657 cases today i.e. Saturday, 6 June. India surpassed Italy and became the 6th country to have the most number of coronavirus cases on a worldwide level. The states that reported the biggest jump in cases on Friday, June 5 were West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat
The fatality rate also increased as 294 deaths were reported in the 24 hour time period. It is the most number of deaths reported in a single date by now.
Currently, there are 1,15,942 active COVID-19 patients in the nation. The recovery rate has been good as more than 1.14 lakh individuals have been cured from the virus and discharged from the medical facilities. As much as 48% out of the total reported cases have been cured since the outbreak.
Maharashtra saw a slight decrease in the reported cases as 2,435 individuals were reported of having the virus in the past day. The tally of the state has unfortunately crossed the 80,000-mark. The death toll is also at 2,849. Maharashtra remains to be the state with the most number of COVID-19 cases.
Gujarat saw the biggest jump yet as more than 500 individuals were detected to have the virus in the span of 1 day. The total number of patients in the state is now 19,094.
Tamil Nadu also observed a rise in the number of cases that are getting reported. The state reported 1,438 fresh cases in recent 24 hours. The total tally of the state is now at 28,694.
There has been a rise in the state of Kerala too. It was the state which reported the first case of coronavirus in January. It recently reported more than 100 cases in a single day as 111 people were found to be COVID-19 positive. The tally of the state is now 1,699.