The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has informed that 3,967 cases of novel coronavirus have been reported in the country in the past 24 hours ending at 8 am on Friday. It also said 100 deaths have been registered due to the deadly virus during this period.
According to the updated data of the ministry, the total positive cases of novel coronavirus reached 81,970 on Friday, while the death toll climbed to 2,649.
The total coronavirus cases in India on Friday morning included 51,401 active cases, while 27,920 recovered and discharged, the health ministry stated. One patient has migrated, it said.
The recovery rate in India has improved to 34.06 per cent.
On Thursday, India reported 3,722 new coronavirus cases and 134 deaths in 24 hours with total cases in the country at 78,003. The death toll stood at 2,549.
Maharashtra, meanwhile, continues to be the worst-hit state in India. As on Friday morning, the Maharashtra tally stood at 27,524 while the death toll crossed the 1,000-mark. Over 6,000 people have recovered in Maharashtra so far.
|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||983||485||11|
|Total number of confirmed cases in India||81970||27920||2649|
Maharashtra is followed by Tamil Nadu at 9,674, Gujarat at 9,591, Delhi at 8,470, Rajasthan at 4,534, Madhya Pradesh at 4,426, and Uttar Pradesh at 3,902.