Highest spike of 19,148 new cases takes COVID tally past 6 Lakh

Last Modified Thursday, 2 July 2020 (12:28 IST)
New Delhi:India's tally on Thursday shot past the six-lakh cases mark, after witnessing a sharp spike of 19,148 infections in the past 24 hours, the health ministry update said here.
According to the health ministry, the number of stand at 6,04,641.The toll due to the pandemic have also surged to 17,834 as 434 people lost their lives to the virus since Wednesday.
However, on the brighter side recoveries have witnessed improvement as 3,59,860 covid patients have been and discharged so far, which is 132913 more as compared to the present cases under active medical supervision across the country which stands at  2,26,947.
Till Wednesday, 9056173 samples have been tested for Coronavirus , the Indian Council of Medical Research data said.(UNI)