Coronavirus Cases In India In 24 Hours Cross 11,000-Mark

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 Coronavirus Cases In India In 24 Hours Cross 11,000-Mark

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Coronavirus Cases In India In 24 Hours Cross 11,000-Mark

Maharashtra has the highest cases in India with 1,01,141, followed by Tamil Nadu with 40,698 and Delhi with 36,824.Tamil Nadu's tally has crossed 40,000 with 1,982 people testing  positive over the last 24 hours. Chennai continues to be the COVID-19 epicentre in the state with 71 per cent of the cases in Tamil Nadu being reported from the city. Six clusters in Chennai continue to be a challenge. On Friday, authorities filed a case against 40 people for violating quarantine rules by stepping out of their homes.India's recovery rate - the number of patients who have successfully fought the viral illness - stood at 49.94 per cent this morning. 1,54,330 people have recovered, the Health Ministry has said.Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair an interaction with Chief Ministers of various states next week to discuss the coronavirus situation in India which has seen an alarming slide in recent days amid relaxations being rolled out following the two-month nationwide lockdown. The online meeting will be held on June 16 and 17.In New Delhi, the situation is particularly dire with the Aam Aadmi Party government estimating that there will be 5.5 lakh cases by July 31.Coronavirus cases continue to rise across the country, days after the centre announced a new period of the lockdown under its "Unlock1" plan, which has eased restrictions in phases by allowing flights to resume, shops to reopen and offices to function, among other measures, with following strict safety rules and social distancing practices.The United States has recorded another 839 coronavirus-related fatalities in the last 24 hours, bringing the country's death count to 114,613, according to a tally Friday by Johns Hopkins University.The coronavirus pandemic has killed 4,25,000 people globally since it emerged in China late last year, according to an AFP tally.

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