The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has informed that the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country recorded its biggest single-day spike in the past 24 hours ending at 8 am on Friday.
As per the ministry’s data, 7,446 cases were recorded in the last 24 hours taking the total case count to 1,65,799. Similarly, 175 fresh deaths were reported during this period taking the total death toll to 4,706.
According to the latest data, the total number of cases in India stood at 1,65,799, including 89,987 active cases on Friday morning.
As many as 71,105 people in India have been recovered, the Health Ministry said.
Around 42.8 per cent patients have recovered so far.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected state in India with 59,546 cases on Friday. Tamil Nadu tally stood at 19,372 cases while Delhi and Gujarat have recorded 16,281 and 15,562 coronavirus cases respectively.
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Total Confirmed cases*||Cured/Discharged/Migrated||Deaths**|
|1||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||33||33||0|
|8||Dadar Nagar Haveli||2||0||0|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||2036||859||27|
|Cases being reassigned to states||4673|
On Thursday, India registered an increase of 194 deaths and 6,566 cases in 24 hours The death toll due to COVID-19 was 4,531 while the number of cases was 1,58,333.