New Delhi: Despite all efforts, the number of corona infections in the country is increasing. Cases have been seen more rapidly since the removal of lockdown. On Saturday, more than 20 thousand cases have been reported in the data in 24 hours. According to the data released by the Health Ministry on Saturday, 22,771 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours, after which the total number of cases has increased to 6,48,315. This is the highest number of cases on any one day. At the same time, 442 people have died in the last 24 hours, after which the number of dead has increased to 18655. There has been an increase in the number of people recovering from this virus, which has increased to 394227. With this, the recovery rate in the country remains at 60.80 percent.
Among increasing cases, the concern is the increase in positivity. According to the Ministry of Health, on July 3, 2 lakh 42 thousand 383 tests were conducted across the country, with this the number of tests conducted so far has increased to 95 lakh 40 thousand 132. The positive rate has risen to 9.39 percent, which was below 9 percent yesterday.
Maharashtra is still at the forefront of new Corona cases. According to the ministry, in the last 24 hours, there were 6364 new cases in Maharashtra, 4329 in Tamil Nadu, 2520 in Delhi, 1892 in Telangana and 1694 in Karnataka.