India’s COVID-19 tally has now breached the 6 lakh cases mark with 19,148 new coronavirus cases being reported in the last 24 hours, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare .
The total cases now stand at 6,04,641 of which there are 2,26,947 active cases while 3,59,860 patients have been cured/discharged/migrated.
434 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours taking the number of COVID-19 deaths in the country to 17,834.
Maharashtra, the worst-hit state, has a total of 1,80,298 cases including 8,053 fatalities. Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu has 94,049 cases inclusive of 1,264 deaths.
Delhi has 89,802 coronavirus cases including 2,803 deaths. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in hia address had stated that he is worried about the careless attitude and insisted that there is a need to be careful in these trying times and one cannot be complacent in battling the virus.