India’s Coronavirus Tally Crosses 2.5 Lakh Mark With  9,983 Cases In One Day; Maharashtra Surpasses ChinaCoronavirus 

India’s total coronavirus case count crossed the 2.5 lakh mark on Monday morning (8 June) with the country recording its highest single-day spike with 9,983 new cases in last 24 hours, Union Ministry for Health and Welfare said.

At least 206 people also lost their lives to COVID-19 in India in last 24 hours.

The total tally of confirmed cases on Monday morning stood at 2,56,611 with 1,25,381 active cases, while 1,24,094 people have so far been cured of the disease and discharged.

India’s death toll also went past 7,000 mark, with total casualty figure standing at 7,135, according to the Union Ministry.

This is the fifth consecutive day when the country has reported over 9,000 cases as the government has provided a number of relaxations in the lockdown, mainly due to the crunching economy.

Country’s worst-hit state of Maharashtra alone surpassed China’s tally of total COVID-19 cases with the surge of 3,007 in last 24 hours. The state has so far reported 85,975 cases, with 3,060 casualties.

Maharashtra registered 3,007 new cases in the last 24 hours, the government said, and remains the worst state in the country with 85,975 cases. China’s total number of confirmed positive cases is 83,036.

More than 3,000 people have died in the state home to India's financial and entertainment capital Mumbai.

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber