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COVID-19: India’s Case Tally Nears 2 Lakh; 72,300 Cases in Maha

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India's recovery rate stands at 48.07 percent, with 95,527 COVID-19 patients having been cured or discharged, the Health Ministry said in its briefing on Tuesday, 2 June, as India's coronavirus tally surged to over 1.98 lakh with 8,171 new cases in the last 24 hours. The death toll in the country stands at 5,598, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

"The fatality rate in our country is 2.82 percent, one of the lowest in the word," Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal said in a briefing on Tuesday, adding that 73 percent of COVID-19 deaths in India are of people with co-morbidities.

Meanwhile, as many as 2,287 new COVID-19 cases and 103 deaths were reported in Maharashtra on Tuesday, taking the tally in the state to 72,300 and death toll to 2,465.

Snapshot
  • Delhi recorded 1,298 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, making it the highest single-day spike in cases, taking the tally in the national capital to over 22,000
  • The ICMR said on Tuesday that 1.20 lakh samples are being tested for COVID-19 on an average everyday.
  • 13 people in Delhi L-G Anil Baijal’s office and six state government officials have tested positive for COVID-19, sources cited by PTI said on Tuesday
  • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday launched a mobile app to track the vacancy of hospital beds
10:37 PM , 02 Jun

Highest Single-Day Spike in Delhi With 1,298 New Cases

Delhi recorded 1,298 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, making it the highest single-day spike in cases, taking the tally in the national capital to over 22,000. The death toll in the city stands at 556.

8:56 PM , 02 Jun

415 New COVID-19 Cases in Gujarat

With 415 new COVID-19 cases, Gujarat's tally rose to 17,632 on Tuesday, with the death toll at 1,092, PTI reported.

8:53 PM , 02 Jun

2,287 New COVID-19 Cases in Maharashtra; Tally Rises to 72,300

As many as 2,287 new COVID-19 cases and 103 deaths were reported in Maharashtra on Tuesday, taking the tally in the state to 72,300 and death toll to 2,465.

8:30 PM , 02 Jun

Delhi Govt's Decision to Seal Its Borders Holds Weight: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Tuesday that the Delhi government's decision to seal its borders holds weight, PTI reported.

On Monday, Delhi CM Kejriwal had said that the borders of the national capital would be sealed for a week, and sought feedback from citizens regarding any further decision.


Published: 02 Jun 2020, 8:09 AM IST
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