The total number of coronavirus cases in India jumped to 4,90,401 after 17,296 new cases were reported in 24 hours. This is the highest number of new cases reported in 24 hours. The number of active cases stands at 189463 while 285636 people have recovered and one patient has migrated. A record total of 13,940 COVID-19 patients were declared cured in a single day. The recovery rate improved to 58.24%.
407 covid-related fatalities were reported in 24 hours, taking the toll to 15,301.
Medical research body ICMR has said that a total of 75,60,782 samples have been tested up to June 24. And on Wednesday over 2 lakh samples were tested.
Globally, total coronavirus cases moved past 95 lakh while the death toll has crossed 4.8 lakh. US on Thursday reported record number of 37,000 cases in a day, taking its overall count to over 24 lakh. The country has reported over 1.24 lakh coronavirus-related fatalities.