India COVID-19 cases jump to 1.3 lakh

NEW DELHI, MAY 24 (AGENCIES) | Publish Date: 5/24/2020 1:26:24 PM IST

India Sunday reported the highest-ever daily spike of 6,767 cases of Covid-19 as the total number of coronavirus cases jumped to 1.31 lakh. According to the latest update from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India has increased to 1,31,868. The death toll in India due to the novel coronavirus pandemic has risen to 3,867 after 147 more fatalities were recorded.

India has a total of 73,560 active cases, 54,440 cured and discharged patients and 3,867 deaths due to coronavirus. India’s recovery rate stands at around 41.28% so far. Maharashtra continues to remain the worst-affected state with 47,190 COVID-19 cases. It is followed by Tamil Nadu (15,512), Gujarat (13,664), and Delhi (12,910).

Over 5.3 million cases worldwide: Overall number of global coronavirus cases has increased to over 5.3 million, while the death toll surged past 342,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Sunday morning, the total number of cases stood at 5,309,698, while the death toll increased to 342,078, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering revealed in its latest update.

Nagaland COVID-19: Results of 65 awaited

DIMAPUR, MAY 24 (NPN): Out of 1066 COVID-19 suspected samples sent for testing, the results of 1001 samples were negative, while results of 65 samples are awaited, principal secretary Home, Abhijit Sinha informed.  

Further, all 31 samples tested through Truenat machines were negative, Sinha stated. 

Meanwhile, 1385 persons were being digitally monitored through the nCOVID-19 Nagaland– Visitors App while 2776 persons were presently under facility quarantine.


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