Coronavirus: India records highest single-day spike with 5,611 new Covid-19 cases

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: May 20, 2020, 08:39 AM(IST)

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In India, there are 58,802 coronavirus positive cases, so far 39,173 COVID 19 positive patients have recovered. As many as 3163 people have died due to the deadly virus and one has been migrated. 

India registered the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases with 5,611 in the past 24 hours, according to the latest data released by Union Health Ministry on Wednesday. 

The COVID-19 toll climbed to 3,303 after 140 more patients succumbed to the viral infection as of Wednesday. 

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In India, there are 61,149 coronavirus positive cases. So far 42,297  COVID 19 positive patients have recovered. As many as 3303 people have died due to the deadly virus and one has been migrated. The recovery rate in India is now over 38 per cent, as per details shared by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. 

The recovery rate in India is now over 38 per cent, as per details shared by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. 

Maharashtra, the most affected state, reported 2,100 fresh cases, taking its overall tally to 37,158. The tally of Delhi rose to 10,554, with 500 more cases being recorded. The national capital has allowed DTC buses to hit the road and all offices are permitted to resume work as usual.

Several other states have also ordered the reopening of markets, local transport and even salons in areas that are considered safe from coronavirus.

(With inputs from agencies)

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