India’s Covid-19 tally now at 9.36 lakh, 29k+ new cases in last 24 hours
15 July, 2020 | newsx bureau
Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare reports 582 new deaths in 24 hours, while Maharashtra remains the worst-affected state with more than 2.5 lakh cases alone.
India’s COVID-19 tally has reached 9,36,181 as 29,429 new coronavirus cases were reported in the last 24 hours, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday.
The death toll went up to 24,309, including 582 fatalities in the last 24 hours.
Out of the total cases, 3,19,840 are currently active and 5,92,032 are cured/discharged/migrated.
As per the Ministry, Maharashtra — the worst-affected state from the infection — has a total of 2,67,665 COVID-19 cases and 10,695 fatalities. While Tamil Nadu has a tally of 1,47,324 cases and 2,099 deaths due to COVID-19.
Delhi has reported a total of 1,15,346 cases and 3,446 deaths due to COVID-19.
As per the information provided by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) 3,20,161 samples have been tested for COVID-19 till July 14, of these 1,24,12,664 samples were tested on Tuesday.