With spike of 61,871 cases, India's COVID-19 tally reaches 74,94,552


With an increase of 61,871 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the coronavirus count in India has crossed 74.94 lakhs mark.


In the past 24 hours, India has 61,871 coronavirus cases, taking its total count 74,94,552.

Meanwhile, 1,033 patients succumbed to the deadly contagious disease, taking the fatalities count to 1,14,031. 

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of active cases in the country is  7,83,311. Meanwhile 65,97,210 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.

With 1,85,750 total active cases, Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected state by COVID-19 in the country. While 13,58,606 patients have recovered from the disease in the state, 41,965 have died so far.

Among other severely affected states, Karnataka has 1,10,666 active cases, while 6,37,481 people have recovered, 10,427 have succumbed to the coronavirus.

Coronavirus, which originated in China's Wuhan city in December last year, has so far spread to more than 200 countries. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared coronavirus a pandemic.

India became the second worst-affected country by the coronavirus pandemic in the world. The United States is the worst-affected country across the globe.


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