India’s COVID deaths close to 8000; 9,895 new cases on Tuesday

June 10, 2020 0 By FM

With newly registered 9,895 COVID cases in the last 24 hours, India’s total number of confirmed cases touched 2,76,583 on Wednesday. There is currently about 1,33,632 active cases while 1,35,206 patients have been cured of the infection, said the Union Health ministry. The cumulative death toll is now at 7,745.

Maharashtra, being one of the worst affected states has reported 90,787 cases after 2,259 testing positive in the past 24 hrs. With recently reported 1,015 cases in Mumbai alone, the city’s infection tally crossed the 51,000-case mark yesterday which is more than China’s Wuhan, where the epidemic first surfaced in December 2019. The total number of confirmed COVID cases in Wuhan is 50,333, including 3,869 fatalities. The state’s death toll stood at 3,289. 42,638 patients have been recovered so far.

With 31,309 confirmed cases, Delhi remains severely impacted. According to the latest data from the Union Health Ministry, the state has reported 905 COVID-19 related deaths so far. As many as 11,861 patients have recovered.

With 34,914 confirmed novel coronavirus cases, Tamil Nadu remains as the second most-affected state in the country.

Globally, the COVID has infected more than 7 million people as of now. The US continues to be the worst affected country with 2.02 million cases reported so far recording 114K deaths