India’s COVID-19 tally zoomed past six lakh cases on Thursday with a single-day increase of 19,148 cases, just five days after it crossed the five-lakh mark, while the death toll rose to 17,834, according to the Union health ministry data.
The COVID-19 case load increased to 6,04,641 while 434 people have succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.
With a steady rise, the number of recoveries stands at 3,59,859 while one patient has migrated.
There are 2,26,947 active cases of coronavirus infection presently in the country.
More than 10.6 million people around the world have been diagnosed with the coronavirus, over 5.6 million have recovered, and more than 515,000 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University.