Nation has recorded the highest single-day spike of 9,971 new COVID-19 cases, India’s total coronavirus case count has now reached to 2,46,628. The number of active cases is now 1,20,406, while 1,19,293 have been cured/discharged/migrated, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare latest data said on Sunday. With reported 287 deaths in the last 24 hours in the country.
The total number of recorded deaths till now stands at 6,929. With over 2.44 lakh COVID-19 positive cases, India has now crossed Spain as the fifth worst-affected country by the highly contagious disease. The US, Brazil, Russia and the UK are the other countries which have recorded more cases that India. However, the rate of recovery among Coronavirus patients is of the best in India. The current recovery rate is at 48.20 per cent.
As per reported by the PTI, top four metros – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai – account for nearly half of the Coronavirus cases in the country. Maharashtra is the worst-affected state with over 82,000 cases and the national capital Delhi has more than 26,000 COVID-19 cases. Tamil Nadu is currently on the second spot with nearly 29,000 people testing positive for Coronavirus.