The total number of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in India on Wednesday breached the 5,000-mark while the death toll has climbed to 149. The total count stands at 5,194, which includes 70 foreign nationals.
In its updated figures, the Union Health Ministry said 773 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 10 new deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours, ending Wednesday morning. As many as 25 new deaths have been reported since Tuesday.
The ministry said the active COVID-19 cases in India have reached 4,643 with as many as 402 people either cured or discharged.
At 1,018, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of confirmed cases in the country, followed by Tamil Nadu at 690 and Delhi with 576 cases.
Telangana has reported 364 coronavirus cases followed by Kerala at 336.
Rajasthan has 328 cases, Uttar Pradesh has 326 and Andhra Pradesh reported 305 coronavirus cases. Novel coronavirus cases have risen to 229 in Madhya Pradesh, 175 in Karnataka and 165 in Gujarat.
|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||5194*||402||149|
Haryana has 147 cases, Jammu and Kashmir has 116, West Bengal has 99 and Punjab has 91 positive patients so far. Odisha has reported 42 coronavirus cases.
Thirty- eight people were infected with the virus in Bihar while Uttarakhand has 31 patients and Assam 27. Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh have 18 cases each while Ladakh has 14 positive patients so far.
Ten cases each have been reported from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Chhattisgarh. Goa has reported seven COVID-19 infections, followed by Puducherry at five cases. Jharkhand has reported four cases and Manipur two.
Tripura, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh have reported one case each.