Over 1 Lakh Cases in Maha, PM to Interact With CMs on 16 & 17 June

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Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally crossed the 1-lakh mark with 3,493 new cases on Friday. The death toll in the state worst-affected by coronavirus stands at 3,717 after 127 new fatalities.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be interacting with chief ministers of all states and Union territories on 16 and 17 June, reported ANI.

India on Friday reported the highest single-day spike of 10,956 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the country to 2,97,535. As many as 396 deaths were also reported in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 8,498. According to the Union Health Ministry data, there are now 1,41,842 active cases, while 1,47,194 patients have been cured or discharged.

Over 1 Lakh Cases in Maha, PM to Interact With CMs on 16 & 17 June
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Snapshot
  • India has now taken the fourth spot in the list of nations worst-hit by coronavirus, surpassing the UK in terms of the number of cases
  • Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray said on Friday that the lockdown relaxations in the state are not being revoked
  • ICMR DG Balram Bhargava, in a press briefing on Thursday, said the country is not in community transmission stage of COVID-19
  • According to a tally by the Johns Hopkins University, there are over 7.5 million COVID-19 cases globally

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KEY EVENT

India Records Biggest 1-Day Spike; Tally Above 2.97 Lakh

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India has reported the highest single-day spike of 10,956 new COVID-19 cases and 396 deaths in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases in the country now at 2,97,535, including 1,41,842 active cases, 1,47,195 cured/discharged/migrated and 8,498 deaths.”


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