Corona : India records highest 6,767 cases in past 24 hrs, tally jumps past 1.3 lakh

24-05-2020

New Delhi,  The country continued to register record number of positive Novel Coronavirus cases for the third consecutive day, with the figure touching 131,868 on Sunday, including 6,767 fresh cases. 


According to the government update, after 147 patients lost their fight against the lethal infection in the past one day, the death toll across the nation reached 3867.
The cases under active medical supervision have increased to 73,560, while there has been improvement on the recovery front, as 2657 people have been cured and discharged in the past 24 hours, taking the total survivors to 54,440 pan India so far. 


The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued guidelines for international travel arrivals to India, which include 14-day mandatory quarantine.
Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Delhi, the four states that account for over 67 per cent of the total number of cases in the country, continue to witness spike in cases. 


Topping the COVID charts, Maharashtra saw a fresh spike of 2608 cases, taking the state's tally to 47190, while the death toll of the worst-hit state stood at 1577, after 60 more people succumbed to COVID-19. 


According to the Health update, 13404 patients have recovered so far in the state. 


Tamil Nadu has recorded the second-highest number of cases now houses 15512 infections, while 103 lives have been claimed so far by the virus spread in the state. 


In Gujarat, the tally has now reached 13664 after addition of 396 cases since Saturday , while the death toll has increased to 829. So far, 6169 cases have been cured and discharged in the state. 


The national capital has recorded 30 Covid deaths in the past 24 hours, the highest casualties in a day so far, taking the death toll to 261 here on Sunday.
According to the government, the Covid tally in Delhi has crossed the 13k mark on Sunday, with a sharp rise of 508 infections since Saturday, with the figure was now standing at 13,428. 

 

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