Corona cases are again increasing rapidly in the country. On June 3, more than 4 thousand cases were reported in the country, which is 8.9 percent more than Thursday. Of these, Kerala alone accounts for 33.9 percent of the cases. 1,370 new cases have been found here. The Union Health Ministry has written a letter to the states with more cases of corona. These include Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Telangana, Karnataka and Maharashtra.
On Friday (June 3), the country saw a total of 2,363 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 98.74 per cent and total recovery data reached to 4,26,22,757. The total active cases of COVID-19 in India have risen to 21,177, the health ministry data showed today. Yesterday, the registered active cases were 19,509.
An increase of 1,668 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The active cases comprise 0.05 per cent of the total infections, the ministry said. The total death toll in the country is now at 5,24,651. In India, the first death due to the COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020.
The Health Ministry sent a letter to the state governments on 3 June. According to the letter, the five states of Maharashtra, Telangana, Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have been asked to strictly follow the rules to prevent the rising corona cases. The ministry has asked these states to "maintain strict vigil and take action as before" to control the infection of corona.
Delhi High Court has directed to ensure that air passengers follow other rules including masks. The High Court said that those who do not follow the rules, they should be booked, fined and such passengers should be put on the no-fly list.