The COVID-19 pandemic in India grew by 6,088 cases, the highest number yet on 22 May. The total number of coronavirus patients in India increased to 118,447. The death toll touched 3,583. As many as 150 coronavirus patients succumbed to death in the last 24 hours.
There were 66,330 active coronavirus patients in the country. On the brighter side, nearly 40% of the total coronavirus patients were recovered so far. More than 48,000 have been cured of the deadly infection.
Maharashtra continued to add over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases for the fourth straight day. The number of fatalities in the state rose to 1,454, highest in India.
Delhi also registered the huge spike in COVID-19 count with 571 new positive cases in the last 24 hours. The national capital recorded 11,659 coronavirus cases.
Tamil Nadu witnessed the biggest hike in coronavirus tally. with 771 new confirmed positive cases. The total number of coronavirus patients in the state rose to 13,967. Tamil Nadu had the highest number of coronavirus cases after Maharashtra.