India COVID-19 tally crosses 2.07 lakh, death toll at 5,815

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: Jun 03, 2020, 09.57 AM(IST)

Commuters wait for buses to return home, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi. Photograph:( PTI )

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As many as 217 people have died in the last 24 hours across the country.

With the biggest single-day spike at 8,909 cases in the last 24 hours India now has the fourth-highest number of active cases in the world.

The country reported 8,908 cases in the last 24 hours, the total number of coronavirus infections in India crossed the 2 lakh-mark to reach 2,07,614 on Wednesday. This includes including 5,815 deaths and 1,00,302 cured/ discharged.

As many as 217 people have died in the last 24 hours across the country.

Authorities, however, said the recovery rate of COVID-19 patients was improving consistently in India and it was in a much better position in handling the pandemic, which has seen more than 63 lakh people testing positive for this virus since its emergence in China last December and over 3.7 lakh having lost their lives globally.

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