Published On: Thu, Jun 25th, 2020

India sees highest single-day spike of 16,922 COVID-19 cases, tally reaches 4,73,105

New Delhi: With the highest single-day spike of 16,922 cases in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 count reached 4,73,105 on Wednesday.

Auto rickshaw drivers wearing masks as a precaution against COVID-19 await customers near an optical shop in Kochi, Kerala, Wednesday, June 24, 2020. (AP Photo)

The country also saw 418 deaths in the last 24 hours, which pushed its death toll to 14,894, the Union Health Ministry said.

At present, out of the total, 1,86,514 are active cases in the country and 2,71,697 people have been cured/discharged/migrated.

With 1,42,900 confirmed cases of COVID-19 so far, Maharashtra remains the worst-affected state in the country, followed by Delhi (70,390) and Tamil Nadu (67,468).

ANI

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