India has tested 73,52,911 samples tested till 23 June. This data indicates that despite daily surge in cases - after an increase in testing to almost 17,000 samples a day - the incremental growth in recoveries and decline in active cases are keeping Delhi on course in its fight against Covid-19.
Kerala, Bihar and Puducherry have reported one COVID-19 fatality each.
India has witnessed a surge of 2,65,648 infections from June 1 till June 24 with Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh remaining the top five contributors to the rising tally. The toll rose to 14,476 with 465 new deaths. "This number has been stagnant since yesterday [Tuesday], which means that the usage of beds has not increased, even though we have observed 4,000 new cases in the last 24 hours", Mr. Kejriwal said, and added that this also shows that the virus is not very severe in Delhi. 4,779 have recovered and 129 deaths have been reported.
Apart from Bangalore, coronavirus cases continue to rise in major cities like Delhi, Chennai, and Mumbai.
An order has also been issued for posting senior nursing officers at 68 private hospitals for monitoring admission of COVID-19 patients, it said.
There are now 1,86,514 active and 2,71,696 recoveries.
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Odisha reported 167 more coronavirus cases on Tuesday taking the state count to 5,470.
Sikkim has 79 cases, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 50, while Meghalaya has recorded 46 cases so far. A total of 14,476 coronavirus patients have lost their lives, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
With 1,42,900 confirmed cases of COVID-19 so far, Maharashtra remains the worst-affected state in the country, followed by Delhi (70,390) and Tamil Nadu (67,468). Since then, 3 million test samples have been taken from 2.43 million people in the city, a senior municipal health official said on Tuesday. Beijing reported seven cases, down from 13, while the two other cases were reported in neighboring Hebei province and three were listed as having been brought from overseas by Chinese travelers.
BEIJING - China has announced a further decline in newly confirmed coronavirus cases both nationwide and in the capital Beijing where a roughly two-week old spike in cases appears to now be firmly on the wane.
Sandeep Sharma, President south Delhi Indian Medical Association (IMA) said "As per earlier guidelines, cases were considered active till the 14th or 17th day, but now it has been reduced to 10 days, as per new guidelines". The death toll has also been high in Brazil (52,645), the United Kingdom (43,011), Italy (34,675), France (29,723) and Spain (28,325).
Three more personnel of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.