COVID-19: Total Tally Close To 2 Lakh; Over 8k Cases Reported In 24 Hrs

Publish On: 02 Jun, 2020 10:08 AM | Updated   |   Madhurima  

NEW DELHI: India is nearing towards the 2 lakh-mark when it comes to increasing novel coronavirus cases. In the duration of the last 24 hours, more than 8,000 fresh cases of coronavirus emerged from all across the state for the third day continuously! As of now, the total tally of India is 1,98,706.

The fatalities caused by the virus increased to 204 in the last 24 hours, it also is the third highest count in a single day up to now. The total tally of the death toll is at 5,598 in India. It is nearly 2.8% of the total reported COVID-19 positive patients.

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There are 97,581 active patients in the nation. The recovery rate has also been good as cured patients are nearing towards the 1 lakh-mark. In totality, 95,526 individuals have recovered from the life-endangering virus.

Maharashtra still is the state with the most number of cases. Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu observed it's biggest surge by now on Monday, June 1. On the bright side, there was a decrease in the number of cases reported from Delhi.

Around 2,361 new cases were detected from Maharashtra in the last 24 hours. The state capital, Mumbai alone has more than 40,000 cases by now. The total tally of the cases in the entire state is 70,013.

The biggest spike was reported from Tamil Nadu where 1,149 were found to be corona positive on Monday, June 1. The tally of the entire state now stands at 23,495. 

The national capital, Delhi has become the 4th state to have more than 20,000 COVID-19 positive patients. Although there has been a significant increase in the number of cases reported in the last 24 hours. The city reported 990 cases on Monday. The death toll is at 523.

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The Health Ministry shared its views regarding the crisis where they said, "While the recovery rate is increasing, on one hand, case fatality is going down on the other. A  steady decline can be seen in the case fatality rate in the country. The relatively low death rate is attributed to the continued focus on surveillance, timely case identification and clinical management of the cases."