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Nearly 15,000 new Covid-19 infections recorded in past 24 hours

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on June 22, 2020 Published on June 22, 2020

Over the past two days, India has recorded nearly 15,000 new Covid-19 cases every day.

On June 22, a total of 4,25,282 cases were recorded, an increase of 14,821 cases from 4,10,461 cases on June 21. A day prior, between June 20 and June 21, up to 15,413 new cases were added in a single day.

Before this, between June 19 and 20, another 14,516 new cases were added. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has stated that up to 56 per cent of patients have recovered and that another 13,699 have died.

Maharashtra has the highest number of cases, at 1,32,705, of which 65,744 have recovered and 6,170 have died. Delhi has overtaken Tamil Nadu to emerge second in terms of the case burden, with 59746 cases, of which 33,013 have recovered and 2,175 have died. Tamil Nadu is a close third with 59,377 cases, of which 32,754 have recovered and 757 have died.

Other high burden States include Gujarat (27,260 cases and 1,663 deaths), Uttar Pradesh (17,731 cases and 550 deaths), Rajasthan (14,930 cases and 349 deaths), West Bengal (13,945 cases and 555 deaths) and Madhya Pradesh (11903 cases and 515 deaths).

Published on June 22, 2020
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