The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday informed that over 17,000 fresh cases of novel coronavirus have been reported in the past 24 hours ending Friday morning. Notably, 17,296 fresh cases were reported in the last 24 hours—the biggest single-day spike in cases so far—that has taken the COVID-19 case count in the country to 4,90,401.
Unfortunately, 407 fresh deaths were reported due to the virus during this period that has taken the death toll beyond the 15,000-mark. So far, 15,301 people have succumbed to the viral infection.
As per the ministry’s data, the number of active cases stands at 1,89,463 while 2,85,636 people have recovered and one patient has migrated.
“Thus, around 58.24 per cent patients have recovered so far,” an official said. The total number of confirmed cases also includes foreigners.
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Active Cases*||Cured/Discharged/Migrated*||Deaths**||Total Confirmed cases*|
|1||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||16||43||0||59|
|8||Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||123||32||0||155|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||2492||3967||90||6549|
|Cases being reassigned to states||8123||8123|
Of the 407 new deaths reported till Friday morning, 192 were in Maharashtra, 64 in Delhi, 45 in Tamil Nadu, 18 in Gujarat, 15 each in West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh, 12 in Andhra Pradesh, 10 in Haryana, eight in Madhya Pradesh, seven in Punjab, six in Karnataka, five in Telangana, four in Rajasthan, and two in Jammu and Kashmir.
Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand and Uttarakhand have reported one COVID-19 fatality each in the last 24 hours.