The number of COVID-19 cases in India booms once again as India records a spike of 15,968 new Coronavirus cases in a single day. The total number of infected cases now stands at 4,56,183.
India also recorded 465 new deaths in the last 24 hours, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. A total of 14,933 deaths due to coronavirus have been recorded so far.
Out of the total number of infected cases, there are currently 1,83,022 active cases, whereas 2,58,685 people have so far recovered from the coronavirus infection. The recovery rate has also improved to 56.38%.
Meanwhile, ICMR has informed that India now has 992 labs to conduct COVID-19 tests. This includes 726 government labs and 266 private labs. ICMR also informed that India conducted 2,15,195 sample tests on June 23.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state in the country with a total tally of 1,39,010, cases including 6,531 deaths.