Bhubaneswar: 10 days after crossing the 2 lakh-mark, India’s Coronavirus Tally has officially crossed the 3 lakh mark as the country added more than 11000 new cases on Friday.
As per the latest data released by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, India’s total cases rose to 308993 by Saturday morning. The total number includes 145779 active cases and 8884 deaths while 154330 people have been recovered from the viral infection.
India reported its first COVID-19 case on 30th January 2020 when a person from Kerala tested positive with the virus. The total number of cases crossed the 100-mark on March 15 and 1000-mark on 28 March. On 14th April India’s total cases crossed the 10000-mark and on May 7 total cases crossed the 50-thousand mark. Total cases crossed one lakh on 19th May and two lakh on the 3rd of June.
With record 7134 recoveries India’s recovery rate has improved to 50 per cent while 386 patients died in the last 24 hours and the death rate has remained unchanged at 2.8 per cent.
Maharastra Tally Crosses 1 lakh
Yesterday, the Maharastra government had confirmed that the total number of cases in the state has crossed one lakh making the state as the worst affected in the country. As per the Health Ministry data, total cases in the state now stands at 101141 including 49628 active cases and 3717 deaths. Maharastra is followed by Tamilnadu and Delhi with 40698 and 36828 confirmed cases.
PM to discuss with CMs
With Coronavirus cases rising rapidly, the prime minister Narendra Modi will hold a video conference meeting with Chief Minister of State and Union Territories on 16th and 17th of this month.