India's total coronavirus cases mount to 473105, including 271696 recovered cases, 186514 active cases and death toll at 14894. The state's death count rose to 6,283 with 113 more fatalities in the last 24 hours.
Although India has now a total of 473,105 infections, its number of deaths - rising by 418 on Thursday - remains relatively low, with total fatalities at 14,894.
According to the Delhi government estimates, there could be 5.5 lakh cases by the end of July and hospitals will need at least 80,000 more beds for COVID patients.
In Rajasthan, the total number of coronavirus cases has gone up to 15,431 with 199 new cases.
BEIJING - China has announced a further decline in newly confirmed coronavirus cases both nationwide and in the capital Beijing where a roughly two-week old spike in cases appears to now be firmly on the wane. Globally, the pandemic has a mortality rate of 9 per cent, which is very high, and fresh cases have been recently reported in China and Japan. But, given the trend in rise of cases, the country seems to be headed towards August-September for its peak.
A total of 2,535 people have been infected by the virus in Uttarakhand, 2,362 in Chhattisgarh, 2,185 in Jharkhand, 1,259 in Tripura, 932 in Ladakh, 921 in Manipur, 909 in Goa and 775 in Himachal Pradesh.
India is now just behind the United States, Brazil, and Russian Federation in terms of the total confirmed cases.
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Tamonash Ghosh, who had tested positive for COVID-19 in May, died at a hospital here on Wednesday, party sources told PTI.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Australia has recorded its first death from COVID-19 in a month, increasing the national toll from the new coronavirus to 103. Another 4,630,394 people have recovered from the disease.
Till now, 4,01,648 tests have been conducted, the bulletin said. A total of 75,60,782 tests have been done ny the ICMR till June 24.
India, on Wednesday, witnessed nearly 16,000 new cases of coronavirus as per the latest data by the Union Health Ministry.