Highest single day spike record in India as 18,552 new COVID-19 positive cases found today

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Published: June 27,2020 01:53 PM
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June 27, 2020: Coronavirus cases in India have crossed the five lakh-mark after India registered 18,552 new cases in the last 24 hours.

June 27, 2020: Coronavirus cases in India have crossed the five lakh-mark after India registered 18,552 new cases in the last 24 hours. The new cases have crossed the previous record of 17,296 that was registered on Friday. The total number of people in India who tested positive for coronavirus has reached 5,08,953.




The death tally has also increased to 15,685.




The current total includes 1,97,387 active cases. Whereas, 2,95,881 COVID-19 cases have been cured or discharged from the hospital. The total recovery now stands at 58.13%.




Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected state in the country with 1,52,765 cases. Out of the total cases in the state, 79,815 have recovered from the coronavirus disease and 65,844 are still active. The state has reported a total of 7,106 deaths so far.




Delhi is taking  second stand in terms of total cases. Delhi’s COVID-19 tally now stands at 77,240. The capital has witnessed 2,492 deaths, so far and 47,091 have recovered out of it. The tally of active cases stands at 27,657. Delhi Chief Minister conducted a press conference on Friday claiming that the current situation in the capital is under control  and the testing rate has been increased by three times in Delhi.




On the other hand, Tamil Nadu stands at third position with 74,622 total cases of coronavirus and the death tally in the state has grown to 957. Out of the total cases in the state, 32,308 are active and 41,357 have recovered.




According to World Health Organization, the COVID-19 cases have increased to over 9.4 million and the death toll has reached over 4,80,000 on Friday. The total increase in cases was over 1,77,000 in 24 hours and the deaths over the same period were reported at 5,116. The United States continues to be the most affected country with over 4.7 million cases. Brazil is the second-highest affected country with over 1.1 million positive cases. India is fourth on the table.