New Delhi: India on Wednesday recorded 507 COVID death and 18,653 new positive cases in the past 24 hours. With this, the positive cases reached to 5,85,493, including 2,20,114 active cases and 17,400 deaths.
According to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, 18,653 new positive cases were reported in last 24 hours. ICMR tested 2,17,931 samples yesterday, taking the total number to 86,26,585.
With 1,74,761 confirmed cases of COVID-19 so far, Maharashtra remains the worst-affected state in the country, followed by Tamil Nadu (90,167) and Delhi (87,360).
In the six months since the World Health Organization (WHO) first reported a cluster of mysterious pneumonia cases in Wuhan, China, more than 500,000 people have died from the coronavirus.