New Delhi, June 29 (IANS): India found a peak of 19,459 cases on Monday in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 5,488,318, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The country remained the fourth most affected country among 213 countries, with 2,101,120 active cases and 16,475 deaths. A total of 3,221,722 people recovered and were discharged from hospitals. The recovery rate is 58.56% in COVID-19 patients.
According to data from the Ministry of Health, 380 deaths were recorded in one day, bringing the number of deaths from COVID-19 to 16,475.
With a peak of 5,493 cases, Maharashtra remained the most affected state in the country. The state has a total of 1,64,626 cases, including 7,429 deaths.
The national capital is the second most affected state with a total of 83,077 cases of COVID-19, including 2,623 deaths and 52,607 recoveries. Delhi is followed by Tamil Nadu with 82,275 confirmed cases, of which 1,079 have died, 45,537 have recovered and 35,659 are active cases.
States with more than 10,000 cases include Gujarat with 31,320 cases and 1,808 deaths, Uttar Pradesh (22,147), Rajasthan (17,271), Madhya Pradesh (13,186), West Bengal (17,283) ), Haryana (13 829), Karnataka (13 190), Andhra. Pradesh (13,241) and Telangana (14,419).
India now has 1,036 diagnostic laboratories dedicated to COVID-19. This includes 749 in the public sector and 287 private laboratories. Over 1,500,000 samples are tested every day. Samples tested in the past 24 hours have grown to 1,770,560.
The total number of coronavirus cases worldwide has risen to over 10.1 million, while deaths have jumped to over 500,000, according to Johns Hopkins University.
By Monday morning, the total number of cases had risen to 10,115,912, while the death toll had risen to 5,011,233, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) said in its Last update.