The total number of coronavirus positive cases in India reached 74,281 on Wednesday, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Photo-ANI
The total number of coronavirus positive cases in India reached 74,281 on Wednesday, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The tally is inclusive of 47,480 active cases, 24,385 cured/discharged patients and 2,415 deaths due to the infection.
While the doubling time earlier was 10.9 days, it has improved to 12.2 in the last few days.
According to MoHFW, Maharashtra has the most number of positive COVID-19 cases with 24,427 positive cases, followed by Gujarat with 8,903, and Tamil Nadu with 8,718 cases.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today held a meeting via video conference with Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh to discuss the current COVID-19 situation in the state.
Notably, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had yesterday announced a package worth Rs 20 lakh crore to deal with the economic crisis due to the COVID-19 and called for building a self-reliant India based on five pillars of economy, infrastructure, modern systems, technology, demography and demand.
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