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India’s COVID-19 case tally inches towards 20k-mark, death toll surges to 640

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With 1,383 new cases of COVID-19 being reported from different parts of the country, the total number of cases in India has surged past the 19,000-mark and is now nearing 20,000. While India’s coronavirus count has reached 19,984, the death toll due has climbed to 640, the Ministry of Health has said.

As per the ministry’s updated figures on Wednesday morning, the total cases in India include 15,474 active cases while 3,870 have either been cured or discharged. One patient has migrated. The total number of cases also includes 77 foreign nationals.

Maharashtra has the highest number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in India. A total of 5,218 people have been infected in Maharashtra.

Gujarat, which has seen a spike in cases in the last few days, has replaced Delhi in the second place. While Gujarat has registered 2,178 cases, there are 2,156 COVID-19 cases in Delhi.

Rajasthan has seen 1,659 cases, Tamil Nadu 1,596 and Madhya Pradesh is at 1,552. In Uttar Pradesh, the total number of coronavirus cases stands at 1,294 on Wednesday. It is followed by Telangana (928) and Andhra Pradesh (757).

S. No. Name of State / UT Total Confirmed cases (Including 77 foreign Nationals) Cured/Discharged/
Migrated
Death
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 16 11 0
2 Andhra Pradesh 757 96 22
3 Arunachal Pradesh 1 1 0
4 Assam 35 19 1
5 Bihar 126 42 2
6 Chandigarh 27 14 0
7 Chhattisgarh 36 26 0
8 Delhi 2156 611 47
9 Goa 7 7 0
10 Gujarat 2178 139 90
11 Haryana 254 127 3
12 Himachal Pradesh 39 16 1
13 Jammu and Kashmir 380 81 5
14 Jharkhand# 45 0 3
15 Karnataka 418 129 17
16 Kerala 427 307 3
17 Ladakh 18 14 0
18 Madhya Pradesh 1552 148 76
19 Maharashtra 5218 722 251
20 Manipur 2 2 0
21 Meghalaya 12 0 1
22 Mizoram 1 0 0
23 Odisha 79 24 1
24 Puducherry 7 3 0
25 Punjab 245 39 16
26 Rajasthan 1659 230 25
27 Tamil Nadu 1596 635 18
28 Telengana 928 194 23
29 Tripura 2 1 0
30 Uttarakhand 46 19 0
31 Uttar Pradesh 1294 140 20
32 West Bengal 423 73 15
Total number of confirmed cases in India 19984* 3870 640

With Kerala has recorded a spike in cases with the state tally now at 427, the number of cases has risen to 418 in Karnataka. In West Bengal, COVID-19 cases have climbed to 423. There are 380 positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir, 254 in Haryana and 245 in Punjab.

94 fresh coronavirus cases, 5 deaths reported in Gujarat