India records highest single-day spike of 17,296 cases, total COVID-19 tally crosses 4.9 lakh

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Last Updated: Fri, Jun 26th, 2020, 09:43:11hrs
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New Delhi: A highest single-day spike of 17,296 new Covid-19 positive cases in India in the last 24 hours on Friday pushed country's coronavirus tally to 4,90,401.

According to the latest data by the Union health ministry, the total cases include 1,89,463 active cases, while 2,85,637 have recovered. The death toll has, meanwhile, climbed to 15,301.

According to the ICMR, a total number of samples tested up to June 25 is 77,76,228; the number of samples tested on 25 June is 2,15,446.

As the novel coronavirus near the 10 million-mark, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said the Covid-19 pandemic is subsiding in Europe, but getting worse globally.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus also called the world to build a new normal once the pandemic was over.