With over 508 fresh cases of COVID-19 reported from various states in the past 24 hours, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India touched 4,789 on Tuesday, whereas the death toll due to the virus increased to 124 as fresh deaths were reported from various states. Both, the case tally and death toll are expected to rise.
As per information made available by the Union Health Ministry, there were 4,421 cases of the virus reported till 9 am on Tuesday, which increased to 4,789 by 6 pm. Around 353 of them have been cured and discharged after they tested negative for the virus twice in 24-hours.
Maharashtra has reported the most coronavirus deaths at 48, followed by Gujarat at 13, Madhya Pradesh 13, Telangana and Delhi seven each, Punjab seven and Tamil Nadu five fatalities. Karnataka registered four deaths, while West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, and Rajasthan have recorded three fatalities each. Two deaths each have been reported from Jammu and Kashmir and Kerala. Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, and Haryana have reported one fatality each, according to the health ministry data.
The highest number of 868 confirmed cases has been reported from Maharashtra, followed by Tamil Nadu at 621 and Delhi with 576 cases. Kerala reported 327 COVID-19 cases, Telangana 364, Uttar Pradesh 305 and Rajasthan 288 cases. Andhra Pradesh reported 266 coronavirus cases.
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Total Confirmed cases (Including 70 foreign Nationals)||Cured/Discharged/
|2||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||10||0||0|
|13||Jammu and Kashmir||116||4||2|
|Total number of confirmed cases in India||4789*||353||124|
Novel coronavirus cases have risen to 229 in Madhya Pradesh, 175 in Karnataka and 165 in Gujarat. Jammu and Kashmir has reported 116 cases, West Bengal has 91, Haryana 90 and Punjab 91 cases of the infection.
Thirty-two people are infected with the virus in Bihar while Uttarakhand has 31 patients and Assam 26. Odisha reported 42 coronavirus cases, Chandigarh 18, Ladakh 14 and Himachal Pradesh 13 cases.
Ten cases each have been reported from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Chhattisgarh. Goa has reported seven COVID-19 infections, followed by Puducherry with five cases. Jharkhand has reported four cases and Manipur two. Tripura, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh have reported one case of the infection each.