Published On: Fri, Jun 19th, 2020

India records highest one-day spike of 13,586 coronavirus cases

New Delhi: India has recorded its highest one-day spike of 13,586 coronavirus cases, raising the total cases to 380,532, with no signs of flattening of the curve.

Relatives of admitted patients wearing face masks as a precaution against coronavirus talk outside a hospital in New Delhi, India, Thursday, June 18, 2020.

India’s total deaths reached 12,573, a rise of 336, according to a Health Ministry statement on Friday.

Three states, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and New Delhi, account for 60% of total cases. The nationwide lockdown imposed in March has been lifted except for high-risk areas.

The government has allowed reopening of shops, malls, manufacturing and religious places. However, schools, colleges and movie halls remain shuttered across the country.

AP

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