India has recorded the biggest single-day spike in the number of novel coronavirus cases reported in the country on Saturday. A whopping 6,654 fresh cases of the virus were reported during the last 24 hours ending at 8 am on Saturday, whereas 137 people lost their lives due to COVID-19.
The fresh cases have taken the country’s COVID-19 case count to 1,25,101 cases, whereas the death toll now stands at 3,720. Interestingly, around 25,000 cases have been reported in the past 4 days.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, a total of 51,784 patients have recovered so far. Globally, India ranks thirteenth on the list of affected countries.
Maharashtra reported the highest number of cases in the last 24 hours with 2,940 new patients, followed by 784 cases in Tamil Nadu. The two states have the highest number of cases in India. While Maharashtra has recorded over 44,000 cases so far, Tamil Nadu has reported over 14,000 patients.
|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||1||0||0|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||1489||720||20|
|Cases being reassigned to states||1899|
Gujarat is closely trailing Tamil Nadu with 13,268 cases and 802 deaths.