India recorded 70,421 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest in 74 days, taking the country’s infection tally to 2,95,10,410, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on June 14.
While the COVID-19 death toll in the country climbed to 3,74,305 with 3,921 fatalities recorded in the last 24 hours.
The count of active cases has further declined to 9,73,158 which is 3.30 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 95.43 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry.
A net decline of 53,001 cases has been recorded in the COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
Meanwhile, India as of June 13, has tested a total of 37,96,24,626 samples, of these, 14,92,152 samples were tested on June 13, according to Indian Council of Medical Research.
The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (5,908,992), Karnataka (2,765,134), Kerala (2,702,823), Tamil Nadu (2,324,597), Andhra Pradesh (1,809,844).