Coronavirus cases in the country near 300,000, India reaches 4th spot  

New Delhi/Mumbai: – The number of Coronavirus deaths has reached beyond 8,000, and the number of cases has reached 300,000 in the country. On Thursday, 152 deaths and a whopping 3,607 new Coronavirus cases were reported from Maharashtra. In Delhi too, 1,877 new cases were reported, whereas Tamil Nadu reported 1,875 new Coronavirus cases. More than 7,000 new cases have been reported from these three states. India has surpassed even the United Kingdom in the list of countries having a maximum number of Coronavirus cases and is now on the 4th spot in the global rankings.  

Coronavirus cases, India

357 deaths and 9,996 new Coronavirus cases were reported from around the country in 24 hours on Thursday. The health department announced that this has taken the number of deaths and cases in the country to 8,102 and 286,579, respectively. This is a record for deaths and new cases reported in 24 hours. Whereas, it has become clear that the number of Coronavirus cases reached 300,000 by Thursday night. There has been an addition of more than 100,000 new cases in the first ten days of June.  

More than 150 deaths and 3,600 new cases were reported from Maharashtra in 24 hours. This is the second successive day of reporting more than 3,500 new cases. The total number of Coronavirus cases in Maharashtra has reached 97,648. 97 deaths were reported from Mumbai alone, with an addition of 1,561 new cases. Therefore, in Mumbai, the number of deaths has reached 1,954, and the number of cases has crossed 54,000. Mumbai and Thane have been reporting the maximum number of Coronavirus cases. In 24 hours, Mira-Bhayandar reported 9 deaths, Kalyan-Dombivali 7 and Navi Mumbai reported 4 deaths.   

After Maharashtra, Delhi has recorded a major jump in Coronavirus cases. A new record has been set in Delhi for the number of Coronavirus cases reported in 24 hours. The number of deaths and cases in Delhi has crossed 1,000 and 34,000, respectively. The number of cases in Tamil Nadu has crossed 38,000.   

The rate of increase in Coronavirus cases in India is adding to the concerns. But the community transmission stage has not started in India. Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) informed that this has emerged from the research carried out in 83 districts. AIIMS Director, Dr Randeep Guleria, had expressed fears that community transmission has started in cities like Mumbai. Against this background, ICMR has given this clarification. ICMR also said that the rate of Coronavirus deaths per hundred thousand, pegged at 0.59%, is the lowest in the world. 

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