India’s coronavirus related death count recorded a massive jump of over 2000 in the last 24 hours while the number of new COVID-19 cases reported is 10974. The total tally of coronavirus cases jumped to 3,54,065 including 1,86,935 cured cases and 11,903 deaths. The recovery rate is at 52.79%, as per the latest Union Health Ministry data.
India is the world’s fourth worst-hit nation in terms of a total number of confirmed cases it is just behind the US, Brazil and Russia and is ranked sixth with regard to the number of recoveries, after the US, Brazil, Russia, Italy and Germany.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been holding consultations with chief ministers of all states on Tuesday (June 16) and Wednesday (June 17) to discuss ways to conrol the spread of the virus.