COVID-19: Biggest 1-Day Spike in Cases in Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu

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Maharashtra on Friday, 26 June, reported its biggest one-day spike of 5,024 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally in the state to 1,52,765. As many as 175 fatalities were also reported, taking the death toll to 7,106. Out of these, 91 deaths took place in the last 48 hours and 84 are from the previous period, the state health department said.

Meanwhile, 3,460 new cases were recorded in Delhi on Friday, taking the total number of cases in the national capital to 77,240.

According to the consolidated nationwide data released by the Union Health Ministry on Friday morning, the number of coronavirus cases in India stood above 4.9 lakh, with the death toll at 15,301.

COVID-19: Biggest 1-Day Spike in Cases in Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu
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  • Tamil Nadu on Friday reported 3,645 new COVID-19 cases in what is the biggest one-day spike, taking the tally in the state to 74,622
  • Schools in Delhi will remain closed till 31 July, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said on Friday
  • Shopping malls will be reopened in Gurugram from next week following the SOPs issued by the Centre. However, places of worship will continue to remain shut
  • Assam Minister Himanta Sarma on Friday announced a complete lockdown of 14 days in Kamrup Metropolitan district, which includes Guwahati, from midnight of 28 June
  • Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has been discharged from the hospital after testing negative for COVID-19, sources cited by PTI said on Friday

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