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Covid-19 cases in India cross 2 lakh mark, 214 deaths reported in last 24 hours

India’s tally of the Covid-19 cases crossed 2 lakh mark after 8,909 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, Union health ministry data showed on Wednesday.

The death toll due to the respiratory disease stood at 5,815 after 214 fatalities were reported between Tuesday and Wednesday morning, according to the health ministry data.

The recovery cases have crossed the 1 lakh mark and the total number of cases in India has now reached 2,07,615 with 1,01,497 active covid cases at present, the Health Ministry reported.

The nationwide tally of confirmed COVID-19 cases crossed the 2-lakh mark today with almost one lakh people testing positive for the dreaded virus infection in the last 15 days, the Livemint reported.

The health ministry data update today morning revealed that Maharashtra has reported 72,300 cases so far, followed by Tamil Nadu (24,586), and Delhi (22,132).

Of the 5,815 deaths across the country, Maharashtra accounts for the highest number of fatalities at 2,465, followed by Gujarat  at 1,092 and Delhi  at 556.

India has reached the 7th spot in terms of 10 worst affected nations across the world, the John Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Centre revealed.

 

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