COVID 19: Delhi records 3,000 new cases, Tamil Nadu cases near 60,000

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Published: Jun 21, 2020, 09:27 PM(IST)

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With more than 15,000 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the government has also reported that the recovery rate has further improved to 55.49 per cent among patients.

India recorded the highest single-day spike of 15,413 COVID-19 cases on Sunday morning, taking the toll to 4,10,461, including 13,254 deaths.

The total number of cases include 1,69,451 active cases, 2,27,756 cured/discharged/migrated and 13,254 deaths.

The national capital, which has been observing a constant rise in positive cases, recorded 3,000 new cases, taking the total number of cases to 59,746. Death toll has risen to 2,175 after 63 deaths were reported today. Number of recoveries till date stands at 33,013.

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Tamil Nadu, which is currently on a complete strict lockdown, reported the highest single-day spike of 2,532 cases and 53 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases stands at 59,377. There are 25,863 active cases now in the state. Death toll now stands at 757, according to the State Health Department.

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Kerala reported 133 more cases. Total number of active cases in the state is now at 1,490, including 1,659 recovered cases.

Karantaka recorded 453 fresh COVID 19 cases and 5 deaths, taking total number of active cases to 3,391 & death toll to 137.

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Punjab, the north Indian state, reported 122 new, taking the total number of cases to 4,074. Death toll rises to 99 after one death was reported today. Till date, 2,700 patients have been discharged, according to the Department of Information & Public Relations, Punjab Government.

Mumabi, which is the epicenter of the worst affected state in the country - Maharashtra, reported 1,242 new cases and 41 deaths. The total now stands at 66,507, including 3,669 deaths, 33,491 discharged and 29,347 recovered cases.

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Goa, which was once declared as a coronavirus-free state, reported 64 new cases, taking the total number of cases to 818. There are 683 active cases and 135 recovered cases, as reported by the Directorate of Health Services, Goa.

A total of 414 fresh cases were reported in West Bengal. The state recorded 15 deaths and 432 people were discharged in the last 24 hours. The total number of positive cases stands at 13,945 in the state, of which 5,093 are active cases. The death toll is at 555.

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Gujarat reported 580 fresh cases and 25 deaths in the last 24 hours. State tally now stands at 27,317 including 19,357 cured/discharged and 1,664 deaths.

Rajasthan reported 393 new cases and 12 deaths till 8.30 pm on Sunday. Total number of cases rise to 14,930 including 2,984 active cases, 349 deaths and 11,355 discharges.

Haryana has had 412 new cases, taking the total number of cases to 10,635.

With 2,27,755 COVID-19 patients cured so far, the recovery rate has further improved to 55.49 per cent among patients, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Sunday.

"The number of patients recovering from COVID-19 continues to increase. So far, a total of 2, 27,755 patients have been cured. During the last 24 hours, a total of 13,925 COVID-19 patients have been cured. The recovery rate has further improved to 55.49 per cent amongst COVID-19 patients," the Ministry said in a statement. 

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