India crossed 2 lakh cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, 3 June. According to the numbers released by the Union Health Ministry, total case tally stands at 2,07,615 with 8,909 fresh cases in the last 24 hours and death toll at 5,815. As many as 1,00,302 have recovered and active cases rose up to 1,01,497.
"The fatality rate in our country is 2.82 percent, one of the lowest in the world," Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal said in a briefing on Tuesday, adding that 73 percent of COVID-19 deaths in India are of people with co-morbidities.
The number of coronavirus cases in the world reached 63,77,596 on the morning of Wednesday, 3 June, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker. The global death toll is now at 3,80,205.