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India records highest single-day spike of 14,516 COVID-19 cases, tally reaches 3,95,048

With the highest single-day increase of 14,516 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours, India's coronavirus count stood at 3,95,048 on Saturday.

ANI | New Delhi | Updated: 20-06-2020 10:34 IST | Created: 20-06-2020 10:31 IST
India records highest single-day spike of 14,516 COVID-19 cases, tally reaches 3,95,048
India's COVID-19 count reached 3,95,048 on Saturday.. Image Credit: ANI

With the highest single-day increase of 14,516 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours, India's coronavirus count stood at 3,95,048 on Saturday. The death toll has gone up to 12,948 in the country with 375 persons succumbing to the infection.

According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of cases includes 1,68,269 active cases, 2,13,831 cured/discharged/migrated, and 12,948 deaths. Maharashtra with 1,24,331 cases continues to be the worst-affected state in the country with 55,665 active cases while 62,773 patients have been cured and discharged in the state so far. The death toll due to COVID-19 stands at 5,893 in the state.

The number of confirmed cases in Tamil Nadu also crossed the 50 thousand mark on Saturday and reached 54,449. The national capital is the third-worst affected by the infection in the country with the count reaching 53,116 today.


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