India reports 67,208 new cases, 2,330 deaths
New Delhi, June 17: India reported 67,208 new coronavirus cases and 2,330 deaths in the last 24 hours, officials said
With this, the country’s overall caseload rose to 2.97 crore, while the death toll surged to 3.81 lakh. The number of active cases dropped to 8.26 lakh, the lowest in 71 days.
With a state-appointed task force Wednesday warning of a potential third wave of the pandemic hitting Maharashtra in a month or two if Covid-appropriate behaviour is not followed, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray directed senior doctors and officers to ensure medicines and health equipment were available across urban and rural areas.