India’s COVID-19 cases rise to 3,43,091, Death toll at 9,900

India’s COVID-19 cases has risen to 3,43,091 as it recorded 10,667 fresh infections in last 24 hours. A total of 9,900 coronavirus patients have lost their lives, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

There are 1,53,178 active cases while 1,80012 have been cured/discharged, according to Health Ministry data.

Maharashtra remains the worst affected state in the country. The total number of COVID-19 cases has risen to 1,10,744 with 4,128 fatalities.

Tamil Nadu continues to be the second-worst hit state with 46,504 COVID-19 cases and 479 deaths, followed by Delhi with 42,829 cases and 1,400 deaths, Gujarat – 24,055 cases and 1,505 fatalities.

A total of 59,21,069 samples have been tested as on June 16 of which 1,54,935 samples have been tested in last 24 hours, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today hold a fresh round of consultations with chief ministers of 21 states/Union Territories to discuss the COVID-19 situation in the country.