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COVID-19: India’s case count rises to 1.06 lakh, death toll at 3,303

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India registered the sharpest spike in the coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours with 5,611 new people testing positive for the infection, taking the total tally to 106750, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.

Besides the number of cases, India recorded another 140 deaths during the same period, the ministry said, adding the casualty figure has now mounted to 3,303. There are 61,149 active cases in India currently.

“Thus, around 39.62 per cent patients have recovered so far,” a senior health ministry official said.

The total confirmed cases include foreigners.

Of the 140 deaths reported since Tuesday morning, 76 were from Maharashtra, 25 from Gujarat, six each from West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh, five each from Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, three each from Tamil Nadu Karnataka and Telangana, two each from Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Jammu and Kashmir and one each from Odhisha and Punjab.

In Maharashtra, coronavirus cases climbed to 37,136, followed by Tamil Nadu with 12,448 cases and Gujarat with 12,140 cases so far.

Maharashtra has the highest number of deaths at 1,249, followed by Gujarat’s 719 and Madhya Pradesh’s 258.

In Delhi, the total tally rose to 10,554.

States with more than 4,000 cases each are Rajasthan (5,845), Madhya Pradesh (5,465) and Uttar Pradesh (4,926).

Other major states and Union Territories that have reported more than 1,000 cases each are West Bengal (2,961), Andhra Pradesh (2,532), Punjab (2,002), Telangana (1,634), Bihar (1,498), Jammu and Kashmir (1,317), and Karnataka (1,397).

Other states and UTs that have reported a significant number of corona cases are Haryana (964), Kerala (642), Odisha (978), Jharkhand (231), Chandigarh (200), Tripura (173), Assam (142), Chhattisgarh (101) and Uttarakhand (111).

S. No. Name of State / UT Total Confirmed cases* Cured/Discharged/Migrated Deaths**
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 33 33 0
2 Andhra Pradesh 2532 1621 52
3 Arunachal Pradesh 1 1 0
4 Assam 142 41 4
5 Bihar 1498 534 9
6 Chandigarh 200 57 3
7 Chhattisgarh 101 59 0
8 Dadar Nagar Haveli 1 0 0
9 Delhi 10554 4750 168
10 Goa 46 7 0
11 Gujarat 12140 5043 719
12 Haryana 964 627 14
13 Himachal Pradesh 92 47 3
14 Jammu and Kashmir 1317 653 17
15 Jharkhand 231 127 3
16 Karnataka 1397 544 40
17 Kerala 642 497 4
18 Ladakh 43 43 0
19 Madhya Pradesh 5465 2630 258
20 Maharashtra 37136 9639 1325
21 Manipur 9 2 0
22 Meghalaya 13 12 1
23 Mizoram 1 1 0
24 Odisha 978 277 5
25 Puducherry 18 9 1
26 Punjab 2002 1642 38
27 Rajasthan 5845 3337 143
28 Tamil Nadu 12448 4895 84
29 Telangana 1634 1010 38
30 Tripura 173 116 0
31 Uttarakhand 111 52 1
32 Uttar Pradesh 4926 2918 123
33 West Bengal 2961 1074 250
Cases being reassigned to states 1096
Total number of confirmed cases in India 106750# 42298 3303

While Goa is witnessing a resurgence of cases with at least 46 patients, Ladakh became COVID-19 free as all 43 patients were cured and no mortality reported.

Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram have zero active cases as their lone patients have since been cured. In Meghalaya, 12 of the 13 coronavirus patients were cured whereas one died. All 33 patients in the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands have been cured.

395 new cases, 25 deaths take Guj Covid19 total to 12,141, fatality at 719