COVID-19: India’s Case Tally Crosses 2 Lakh, 8,909 in 24 Hours

India crossed 2 lakh cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, 3 June. According to the numbers released by the Union Health Ministry, total case tally stands at 2,07,615 with 8,909 fresh cases in the last 24 hours and death toll at 5,815. As many as 1,00,302 have recovered and active cases rose up to 1,01,497.

"The fatality rate in our country is 2.82 percent, one of the lowest in the world," Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal said in a briefing on Tuesday, adding that 73 percent of COVID-19 deaths in India are of people with co-morbidities.

The number of coronavirus cases in the world reached 63,77,596 on the morning of Wednesday, 3 June, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker. The global death toll is now at 3,80,205.

  • Delhi recorded 1,298 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, making it the highest single-day spike in cases, taking the tally in the national capital to over 22,000
  • The ICMR said on Tuesday that 1.20 lakh samples are being tested for COVID-19 on an average everyday
  • 13 people in Delhi L-G Anil Baijal’s office and six state government officials have tested positive for COVID-19, sources cited by PTI said on Tuesday
  • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched a mobile app to track the vacancy of hospital beds

India's Case Tally Over 2 Lakh 

On Wednesday, India recorded 2,07,615 total coronavirus cases with 8,909 fresh cases. Death toll is at 5,815.

Global Case Tally Over 63 Lakh

According to the Johns Hopkins University tracker, as many as 63,77,596 coronavirus cases have been recorded in the world as of Wednesday morning.

Total Cases in Himachal Reach 247: State Officials

Two persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Kinnaur district, ANI reported quoting Sonam Negi, the Chief Medical Officer of Kinnaur.

The total number of cases in Himachal Pradesh rose to 247, of which 202 were active cases, he said.

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