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Highest single-day spike of 13,586 Covid-19 cases in India

PTI New Delhi | Updated on June 19, 2020 Published on June 19, 2020

Civil defense members prepare beds at a makeshift Covid-19 quarantine facility set up in a banquet hall in west Delhi, on Thursday Kamal Narang

India on Friday added 13,586 new Covid-19 cases for the first time in a single day, pushing the tally to 3,80,532, while the death toll rose to 12,573 with 336 new fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

In some positive news, the number of recoveries crossed the two lakh mark and stands at 2,04,710, while there are 1,63,248 total Covid-19 active cases, according to the updated official figure at 8 am.

One patient had migrated.

“Thus, around 53.79 per cent patients have recovered so far,” an official said.

The total number of confirmed cases include foreigners.

India registered over 10,000 cases for the eighth day in a row.

Of the 336 new deaths reported till Friday morning, 100 were in Maharashtra, 65 in Delhi, 49 in Tamil Nadu, 31 in Gujarat, 30 in Uttar Pradesh, 12 each in Karnataka and West Bengal, 10 in Rajasthan, six in Jammu and Kashmir, five in Punjab, four each in Haryana and Madhya Pradesh, three in Telangana, two in Andhra Pradesh and one each in Assam, Jharkhand and Kerala.

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Published on June 19, 2020
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