India has logged in 67,208 new cases of Covid and 2,330 fatalities in the last 24 hours, according to data updated by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry.
India’s overall tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 2,97,00,313, while active cases have come down below 10 lakh. The country has 8,26,740 active cases as of now. The cumulative death toll in the country stands at 3,81,903.
Maharashtra is the worst affected state of the country by the Coronavirus induced pandemic. It is followed by Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.
Kerala added 13,270 cases to the country’s daily numbers – the most by any state. It is followed by Tamil Nadu (10,448), Maharashtra (10,107), Karnataka (7,345).
A total of 1,03,570 people have been discharged in the last 24 hours, taking the total discharge to 2,84,91,670 till date, the Health Ministry said in its update.
A total of 26,55,19,251 people have been vaccinated so far in the country, including 34,63,961 who were administered vaccines in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan are four states to inoculate over 2 crore people against coronavirus.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 38,52,38,220 samples have been tested up to June 16 for Covid-19. Of these 19,31,249 samples were tested on Wednesday.
The global caseload of coronavirus has topped 176.9 million, while the death toll have soared higher than 3.83 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.