- The death toll in the country was 12 thousand 263, Maharashtra recorded the highest number of 5651 lives.
- Tamil Nadu has more than 50 thousand patients, second most infected state after Maharashtra
Jun 18, 2020, 08:32 AM IST
new Delhi. The number of corona patients in the country has increased to 3 lakh 67 thousand 264. On Wednesday, the maximum number of 13 thousand 107 new patients appeared in one day and 341 lost their lives. A record 2414 positives were reported in Delhi and 583 in Uttar Pradesh. In Tamil Nadu, the number of infected has crossed 50 thousand. It is the second most infected state after Maharashtra.
Meanwhile, there are reports that four women employees were found positive in the Central Investigation Agency (NIA). With this, 8 people have been infected in the agency so far. Earlier on Wednesday evening, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain's corona report came out positive while on Tuesday his test report came negative. AAP MLA Atishi was also found infected. Former Union Minister and RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh also hit Corona. At the same time, on the instructions of the Center, the investigation fee of Corona in Delhi has been fixed at Rs 2400.
5 days when the highest number of cases occurred
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- A flight under the Vande Bharat Mission reached Gaya from Dubai to Bihar late on Wednesday night. 189 Indians returned to it. On the other hand, a special flight reached Chandigarh from Auckland, New Zealand. 116 Indians were brought through it.
- In the last 24 hours in Maharashtra, three police personnel succumbed to the infection, while 28 soldiers were found positive. With this, a total of 3,689 cases related to Maharashtra Police employees have been reported so far. There are 1033 active cases and 2,611 have recovered. 45 people have died so far.
State of 5 states
Madhya Pradesh: On Wednesday, 161 new patients appeared and 6 lost their lives. 49 positive reports were reported in Bhopal, 44 in Indore, 10 each in Khargone and Gwalior. The number of infected in the state has gone up to 11 thousand 244, out of which 2374 are active cases. So far 482 people have died from Corona.
Uttar Pradesh: On Wednesday, 583 Corona patients grew and 30 died. 74 positives were found in Lucknow, 54 in Gautam Buddha Nagar, 44 in Meerut. The number of infected in the state has increased to 15 thousand 181, out of which 5477 are active cases. 465 have lost their lives so far from Corona. The recovery rate has reached 61%.
Maharashtra: On Wednesday, 3307 patients increased and 114 succumbed. 1365 cases were reported in Mumbai, 839 in Thane and 362 in Pune. The number of infected in the state reached 1 lakh 16 thousand 752. Of these, 51 thousand 922 are active patients. There have been 5651 deaths from Corona so far. Death rate in Maharashtra increased to 3.35%.
Rajasthan: On Wednesday, 326 new cases of corona were reported and 5 died. 60 cases were reported in Jaipur, 55 in Dhaulpur and 35 in Jodhpur. The number of infected in the state reached 13 thousand 542, out of which 2762 are active cases. The death toll from Corona rose to 313.
Bihar: On Wednesday, 130 new infections were found and not a single death occurred. With this the number of patients increased to 6940, out of which 2125 are active cases. At the same time, 39 patients have died so far. So far, one lakh 27 thousand 86 samples have been investigated in the state. Apart from this, 4776 patients have been cured.