The Indian authorities confirmed a new record of 24-hour contagion with the new coronavirus at nearly 25,000 this Thursday, increasing the preliminary balance of COVID-19 cases over 767,000, the third largest data in the world. – behind the United States and Brazil.
The Indian Ministry of Health specifically reported 24,789 new positive results, up to 767,296 since the pandemic started. Of these, around 476,000 have already overcome the disease, although more than 21,000 (21,129) have lost their lives, 487 more than on Tuesday.
Maharashtra remains the hardest hit state with 6,600 cases within 24 hours, collecting more than 223,000 positive results. According to official Narendra Modi government statistics, Tamil Nadu (more than 122,000) and Delhi (almost 105,000) follow.
The Prime Minister passed the restriction on the country’s 1.3 billion inhabitants in March, but has made progress in recent weeks in gradually phasing out the restrictions imposed at the start of the pandemic. The country continues to chain up a high level of infection.