Covid-19 tally in India cross 1.5 lakh-mark with 6,387 new cases in past 24 hours

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: May 27, 2020, 09.44 AM(IST)

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Maharashtra continued to be the worst-affected state by coronavirus with  2,091 new COVID-19 cases and 97 fatalities reported in the state.

India witnessed a spike of 6,387 new COVID-19 cases and 170 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases in the country now stands at 1,51,767 including 83,004 active cases. As many as 64,425 people have been cured/discharged. The death toll stands at 4,337, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in its latest update on Wednesday. 

Maharashtra continued to be the worst-affected state by coronavirus with  2,091 new COVID-19 cases and 97 fatalities reported in the state. The total tally of cases in the state now stands at 54,758,  while 1,168 patients were discharged from hospital, taking the number of recovered patients to 16,954, state health officials informed. In Pune alone, the COVID-19 death toll mounted to 289 with 9 more fatalities and till Tuesday. A total of 327 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the district taking the total tally to 6,480. 

On Tuesday, the Health Ministry said that the recovery rate in coronavirus cases in the country has improved considerably while the fatality rate has also been observed as declining.

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