Coronavirus cases in India mount to 3,95,048; death toll at 12,948

Coronavirus cases in India mount to 3,95,048; death toll at 12,948

With the highest single-day spike of 14,516 new cases in the last 24 hours, the Covid-19 tally in India crossed 3.9 lakh mark on Saturday (June 20, 2020). 

As per the Ministry of Health data total cases in India surged to 3,95,048 which includes 1,68,269 are active cases while at least 2,13,831 people have been cured of the infection.

The number of Covid-19 death toll in the country has increased by 14,516 new cases in the last 24 hours.

Maharashtra, which has emerged as the worst Coronavirus-hit state in the country, has so far recorded 1,20,504 cases, including 5,751 fatalities, and 60,838 recoveries. Tamil Nadu followed with 52,334 cases. The Covid-19 tally in Delhi has crossed the 49,000-mark with as many as 49,979 cases recorded so far in the national capital. Gujarat has reported 25,601 cases so far.

India is the world's fourth worst-hit nation in terms of a total number of confirmed cases it is just behind the US, Brazil and Russia.