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India’s COVID-19 case count breaches 2 lakh-mark, death toll rises to 5,815

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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday informed that 8,909 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported in the last 24 hours ending at 8 am on Wednesday. This is the biggest single-day rise in the number of coronavirus cases in the country that has officially taken India’s COVID-19 case tally beyond the 2 lakh-mark.

With the addition of the fresh cases, the total COVID-19 tally stands at 2,07,615. Also, 217 deaths due to the deadly virus have been reported in the past 24 hours that has taken the country’s death toll to 5,815.

According to the latest data of the ministry, the total number of cases in India now includes 1,01,497 active cases, while 1,00,303 have recovered and discharged.

Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected state with over 72,000 cases of coronavirus and 2,465 deaths. At 24,586 cases, Tamil Nadu follows Maharashtra in terms of total coronavirus cases. Delhi is third on the list with 22,132 cases, followed by Gujarat with 17,617 cases.

S. No. Name of State / UT Active Cases Cured/Discharged/Migrated Deaths Total Confirmed cases
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 0 33 0 33
2 Andhra Pradesh 1413 2421 64 3898
3 Arunachal Pradesh 21 1 0 22
4 Assam 1185 324 4 1513
5 Bihar 2185 1946 24 4155
6 Chandigarh 82 214 5 301
7 Chhattisgarh 433 130 1 564
8 Dadar Nagar Haveli 3 1 0 4
9 Delhi 12333 9243 556 22132
10 Goa 22 57 0 79
11 Gujarat 4631 11894 1092 17617
12 Haryana 1560 1069 23 2652
13 Himachal Pradesh 200 140 5 345
14 Jammu and Kashmir 1732 953 33 2718
15 Jharkhand 387 320 5 712
16 Karnataka 2341 1403 52 3796
17 Kerala 774 627 11 1412
18 Ladakh 33 47 1 81
19 Madhya Pradesh 2835 5221 364 8420
20 Maharashtra 38502 31333 2465 72300
21 Manipur 75 14 0 89
22 Meghalaya 14 12 1 27
23 Mizoram 12 1 0 13
24 Nagaland 49 0 0 49
25 Odisha 913 1325 7 2245
26 Puducherry 57 25 0 82
27 Punjab 279 2017 46 2342
28 Rajasthan 2735 6435 203 9373
29 Sikkim 1 0 0 1
30 Tamil Nadu 10683 13706 197 24586
31 Telangana 1273 1526 92 2891
32 Tripura 295 173 0 468
33 Uttarakhand 784 252 7 1043
34 Uttar Pradesh 3109 5030 222 8361
35 West Bengal 3423 2410 335 6168
Cases being reassigned to states 7123 7123
Total 101497 100303 5815 207615

On Tuesday, India recorded 8,171 COVID-19 cases and 204 deaths, taking the country’s tally to 1,98,706 and the death toll to 5,598.

415 new cases, 29 deaths take Guj COVID-19 numbers to 17,632; fatalities at 1092