6,566 new cases, 194 deaths in last 24 hours; India COVID-19 tally reaches 1,58,333

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: May 28, 2020, 09:36 AM(IST)

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States like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Delhi and Rajasthan have reported the maximum number of coronavirus infection cases.

India on Thursday morning reported a spike of 6,566 coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. 

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the number of COVID-19 cases in the country rose to 1,58,333. India also reported 194 deaths since Wednesday morning. 

Currently, there are 86,110 active coronavirus cases in the country, while 67,691 have recovered from the disease so far. One patient migrated to another country. 

States like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Delhi and Rajasthan have reported the maximum number of coronavirus infection cases.

Meanwhile, the government is reportedly reviewing the 60-day lockdown period to chalk out strategy after May 310 – the day when the lockdown 4.0 is scheduled to end.

According to reports, the Prime Minister’s Office is concerned about the rapidly increasing coronavirus cases as well as the number of people under quarantine. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a complete lockdown on March 25 which has been extended thrice so far.

(With inputs from agencies)

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