On July 05, India reported the highest single-day spike of 24,850 new COVID-19 cases and 613 deaths in the last 24 hours. As of now, positive cases stand at 6,73,165 including 2,44,814 active cases, 4,09,083 cured/discharged/migrated and 19,268 deaths. Maharashtra being the worst affected state recorded over 2 lakh confirmed cases. According to Ministry of Health, total confirmed cases in Maharashtra is 2,00,064. According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the total number of samples tested up to July 4 is 97,89,066 of which 2,48,934 samples were tested on July 04.
COVID-19 cases continue to surge in India. Tamil Nadu reported highest single-day spike of 2532 coronavirus cases with 53 deaths. National capital recorded fresh 3000 cases, taking the total number of cases to 59,746. Death toll rose to 2175 after 63 deaths were reported today, meanwhile recoveries till date stand at 33,013. Numbers also had a slight rise in Mumbai's Dharavi after 12 fresh cases were reported taking the total number to 2170 in the area. Rajasthan, West Bengal and Haryana recorded around 400 fresh cases each.
India on June 20 yet again recorded highest single-day spike of coronavirus cases (14,516) taking the tally to 3,95,048. Death toll has crossed 12,500 mark. Maharashtra remains the worst affected state with over 1.2 lakh cases. Record 1,89, 869 tests were converted on June 20, according to ICMR. Mumbai's Dharavi recorded dip in daily cases (7) on June 20. Tamil Nadu reported 2396 fresh cases, pushing up active cases to 24822. Delhi surpassed Tamil Nadu in terms of active cases (27512). DDMA meeting was held in Delhi over surging cases in national capital. Lt Governor Baijal today rolled back decision of 5-day mandatory institutional isolation for COVID-19 patients.
Residents of Asia's largest slum, Dharavi queued up outside the slum after the government announced that they will be making arrangements to send the migrant workers to their hometowns. Everyday migrants come in large numbers on the streets to board buses arranged by the authorities and send them to the respective stations to catch homebound trains. Social distancing norms were flouted as they failed to maintain an arm distance.