COVID-19: Maharashtra, West Bengal Report Biggest Single Day Spike

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Updated25 May 2020, 02:40 AM IST
India
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The number of coronavirus cases in India jumped by 6,767 cases to 1,31,868 on Sunday, 24 May, while the death toll rose by 147 to 3,867. According to Health Ministry data, there are now 73,560 active cases across the country, while 54,440 patients have been cured or discharged and one has migrated.

3,041 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in Maharashtra today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state past 50,000. This is also the most number of cases reported in one day. West Bengal reported 208 new COVID-19 confirmed cases and three deaths on Sunday, which is the highest number of cases reported in the state in one day.

A 25-year-old man tested positive for coronavirus in Sikkim on Saturday, 23 May. This is the first case of COVID-19 recorded in the state during the pandemic.

Snapshot
  • Mumbai on Saturday recorded a spike of 1,566 COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of cases in the city to 28,634
  • Railways on Saturday said, in next 10 days, 36 lakh migrants will travel on Shramik Special trains
  • Global coronavirus cases surpassed 5 million on Wednesday, with Latin America overtaking the United States and Europe in the past week to report the largest portion of new daily cases worldwide

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COVID-19: Maharashtra, West Bengal Report Biggest Single Day Spike
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Published: 24 May 2020, 03:26 AM IST
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