India’s COVID-19 Cases Cross 5-Lakh With Highest Spike of 18,552

India on Saturday, 27 June crossed the 5 lakh mark as it reported the highest single-day spike of 18,552 new COVID-19 cases and 384 deaths.

Positive cases in India now stand at 5,08,953 including 1,97,387 active cases, 2,95,881 cured/discharged/migrated and 15,685 deaths.

Maharashtra remains the state with the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 1,52,765.

Meanwhile, total number of samples tested up to 26 June is 79,96,707, including 2,20,479 samples tested on 26 June, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) stated, as quoted by ANI