COVID-19: Record jump of 11,458 new infections in India; cases cross 3 lakh mark

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Published: Jun 13, 2020, 09:27 AM(IST)

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The coronavirus death toll of the country has risen to 8,884, while 1,54,000 COVID-19 patients have been cured and discharged as per the India's health officials.

The number of coronavirus cases in India has risen to 3,08,993 after a record  jump of 11,458 cases in the last 24 hours, the ministry of Health and Family affairs announced.

The coronavirus death toll of the country has risen to 8,884, while 1,54,000 COVID-19 patients have been cured and discharged as per the India's health officials. Out of the total cases in the country, 1,45,779 are active.

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India's capital Delhi, in which local transmission has already begun, recorded its highest single-day jump in coronavirus cases after 2,137 new infections were reported on Friday.

The Delhi government said that 71 deaths and 667 recovered/migrated/discharged today. Total number of positive cases here stands at 36,824, including 1214 deaths and 13,398 recovered/migrated/discharged.

Meanwhile, COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra crossed the 1 lakh mark with 3,493 new infections reported in a single day. Its toll stands at 3,717.

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