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India’s COVID-19 death toll crosses 14,000-mark, case count touches 4.4 lakh

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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has informed that 14,933 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported in India during the past 24 hours ending Tuesday morning. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the total case count in the country to 4,40,215.

Also, 312 deaths were reported due to the highly infectious virus during this period that has taken the total death toll due to COVID-19 beyond the 14,000-mark. Currently, the death toll stands at 14,011.

According to latest data provided by the ministry, there are 1,78,014 active cases of the virus in the country, whereas 2,48,190 patients have been cured and discharged.

On Monday, coronavirus cases in India climbed to 4,25,282 after the country reported 14,821 fresh infections in 24 hours. India’s death toll had surged by 445, which took the number of people who have succumbed to the virus to 13,699.

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With 1,35,796 confirmed cases, Maharashtra continues to remain the worst-affected state so far in the country. Maharashtra’s count includes 61,807 active, 67,706 cured and discharged patients, while 6,283 deaths have been reported due to the infection so far.

Delhi’s confirmed coronavirus cases reached 62,655 on Tuesday morning. Delhi has reported 2,233 deaths due to the infection so far.

Tamil Nadu has reported 62,087 cases so far with the death toll touching 794.

Guj records 563 new COVID-19 cases, total touches 27,880; death toll at 1,685