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Over 27,000 COVID-19 cases take India’s case count beyond 8 lakh-mark, death toll at 22,123

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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has informed that 27,114 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported in the country during the past 24 hours ending Saturday morning. It is the highest single-day surge in COVID-19 cases in the country that has taken India’s total tally beyond the 8 lakh-mark.

According to the ministry’s data, the total tally of COVID-19 cases in the country stands at 8,20,916. Also, 519 fresh deaths were reported in the past 24 hours that has taken the death toll due to the deadly virus to 22,123.

Of the 8.2 lakh cases, 2,83,407 are active cases and 5,15,386 cases have been cured and discharged, the ministry said.

S. No. Name of State / UT Active Cases* Cured/Discharged/Migrated* Deaths** Total Confirmed cases*
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 64 92 0 156
2 Andhra Pradesh 11936 13194 292 25422
3 Arunachal Pradesh 213 120 2 335
4 Assam 5426 9147 27 14600
5 Bihar 4347 10109 119 14575
6 Chandigarh 124 408 7 539
7 Chhattisgarh 722 3028 17 3767
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 248 211 0 459
9 Delhi 21146 84694 3300 109140
10 Goa 895 1347 9 2251
11 Gujarat 9900 28147 2022 40069
12 Haryana 4740 14904 290 19934
13 Himachal Pradesh 277 883 11 1171
14 Jammu and Kashmir 3943 5786 159 9888
15 Jharkhand 1172 2224 23 3419
16 Karnataka 19039 13836 543 33418
17 Kerala 3103 3820 27 6950
18 Ladakh 146 917 1 1064
19 Madhya Pradesh 3538 12481 638 16657
20 Maharashtra 95943 132625 9893 238461
21 Manipur 750 832 0 1582
22 Meghalaya 139 66 2 207
23 Mizoram 83 143 0 226
24 Nagaland 428 304 0 732
25 Odisha 3928 7972 56 11956
26 Puducherry 618 637 17 1272
27 Punjab 2153 5017 187 7357
28 Rajasthan 5057 17620 497 23174
29 Sikkim 54 80 0 134
30 Tamil Nadu 46108 82324 1829 130261
31 Telangana 12680 19205 339 32224
32 Tripura 545 1372 1 1918
33 Uttarakhand 621 2706 46 3373
34 Uttar Pradesh 11024 21787 889 33700
35 West Bengal 8881 17348 880 27109
Cases being reassigned to states 3416 3416
Total 283407 515386 22123 820916

On Friday, Delhi recorded 2,089 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the city to over 1.09 lakh, while the death toll from the disease mounted to 3,300.

The tally of coronavirus cases in Mumbai crossed the 90,000-mark on Friday with 1,354 new patients coming to light, said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

Also, with the highest single-day spike of 875 new cases, the case tally in Gujarat breached the 40,000-mark, the health department said.

The surge in cases comes at a time when several districts across India are re-imposing lockdowns to contain the spread of infection and break the chain. These include Pune and Thane in Maharashtra and Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala among others. Also, lockdown have been imposed in the entire Uttar Pradesh as well.

On Friday, the Union Health Ministry said that from 2.82 per cent a month earlier, India’s COVID-19 case fatality rate has declined to 2.72 per cent which is lower than that of many other countries. Also, there is an upward trend in the recovery rate which was recorded at 62.42 per cent on Friday. In 18 states and union territories, the recovery rates are higher than the national average, the ministry said.

With 875 new cases, Guj records yet another single day highest spike in COVID-19; total crosses 40,000