Coronavirus death toll in India crosses 6,000-mark, biggest one-day jump takes case tally over 2.16 lakh

Coronavirus death toll in India crosses 6,000-mark, biggest one-day jump takes case tally over 2.16 lakh

The death toll due to the novel coronavirus infection in India crossed the 6,000-mark on Thursday morning to settle at 6,075. India’s Covid-19 toll registered an increase of 260 fatalities on Thursday.

India also the biggest one-day jump in novel coronavirus cases on Thursday. According to the latest data by the Union Health Ministry, as many as 9,304 new cases of coronavirus were recorded in the last 24 hours.

The fresh cases of novel coronavirus on Thursday took India’s case tally to 2,16,919. As per the Health Ministry data, the total number of cases in India include 1,06,737 active cases, while 1,04,107 patients recovered/discharged/migrated.

Maharashtra, the worst-hit die to coronavirus in India, has so far recorded 74,860 cases of coronavirus. The death toll in Maharshtra climbed to 2,587 on Thursday.

India’s Covid-19 case tally on Wednesday stood at 2,07,615 and the death toll at 5,815.