New Delhi, May 26, 2020: The nationwide tally of Covid-19 cases neared 1.45 lakh on Tuesday after a record number of nearly 6,535 people tested positive for the deadly virus infection during the day. India’s Covid-19 death toll has also crossed the 4,000-mark, marking an over three-fold increase since May 1, while the total number of active cases has more than tripled too in this time period. The number of recovered Covid-19 patients has also grown over six-fold since then to nearly 60,000 now as to Zee.
As per the Ministry of Health data, the nationwide tally mounted to 1,45,380, while the death toll due to the disease rose to 4,167 with 146 more fatalities.
Maharashtra, the hardest-hit state due to coronavirus, with 52,667 cases including 15,786 recovered cases and 1,695 deaths.
The total number of coronavirus patients in the world by Monday (May 25, 2020) evening increased to 55.57 lakh after 62,855 new confirmed cases were reported.
Maharashtra: 2091 new confirmed infections were reported in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases rose to 54,758. There were 97 new deaths. 36,004 cases are still active.