Maharashtra’s COVID-19 count mounts to 20,228, total death toll at 779
NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI : The number of coronavirus cases jumped to 59,662 and the death toll rose to 1,981 on Saturday. According to the Health Ministry, 3,320 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. 17,846 recovered coronavirus patients, and 39,834 active cases. The recovery percentage is now 29.91 percent, as per the health ministry.
At least 216 districts in India have not reported any COVID-19 cases till date. In the last 24 hours, Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agrawal said, 3,390 new Covid-19 positive cases have been reported.
Over the past few days, coronavirus cases have seen a major rise by over 3,000 cases being reported every day. Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus positive cases in Maharashtra the worst-affected state in the country reached 19,063, with 1,089 more people reporting positive on Friday.
While, the lockdown is on across India with several relaxations, flouting of social distancing norms has become a cause of concern. The whole world is endeavouring to find the Coronavirus vaccine. Efforts were also on in labs across India to manufacture the COVID 19 vaccine to check the deadly virus.
Around the world, over 38.45 lakh coronavirus cases have been detected. The most number of COVID 19 positive cases have been detected in the US, Spain, Italy, the United King don and Russia.
Over 2.69 COVID 19 related deaths have been reported across the globe. The US, UK, Italy and Spain have recorded more deaths than other countries, as per the information shared by the Johns Hopkins University and Medicine Coronavirus Resource Center.
(With Agency Inputs ).