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Unlock 1: India now becomes fifth worst-hit nation by COVID-19 pandemic

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India has now surpassed Spain to become the fifth worst-hit nation by the COVID-19 pandemic. The country once again recorded the biggest single-day spike in coronavirus cases for the fifth consecutive day on Sunday.

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has informed that 9,971 new COVID-19 infections were reported in the country in the past 24 hours ending Sunday morning. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the coronavirus case tally in India to 2,46,628.

India’s death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 6,92, with a record increase of 287 deaths in the 24 hours till Sunday 8 AM.

S. No. Name of State / UT Active Cases* Cured/Discharged/Migrated* Deaths** Total Confirmed cases*
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 0 33 0 33
2 Andhra Pradesh 1817 2620 73 4510
3 Arunachal Pradesh 46 1 0 47
4 Assam 1846 547 4 2397
5 Bihar 2460 2425 30 4915
6 Chandigarh 31 273 5 309
7 Chhattisgarh 653 266 4 923
8 Dadar Nagar Haveli 18 1 0 19
9 Delhi 16229 10664 761 27654
10 Goa 202 65 0 267
11 Gujarat 5057 13316 1219 19592
12 Haryana 1794 2134 24 3952
13 Himachal Pradesh 201 194 5 400
14 Jammu and Kashmir 2302 1126 39 3467
15 Jharkhand 520 473 7 1000
16 Karnataka 3186 1968 59 5213
17 Kerala 1030 762 15 1807
18 Ladakh 50 48 1 99
19 Madhya Pradesh 2721 6108 399 9228
20 Maharashtra 42609 37390 2969 82968
21 Manipur 105 52 0 157
22 Meghalaya 19 13 1 33
23 Mizoram 23 1 0 24
24 Nagaland 107 0 0 107
25 Odisha 1057 1716 8 2781
26 Puducherry 63 36 0 99
27 Punjab 373 2092 50 2515
28 Rajasthan 2599 7501 231 10331
29 Sikkim 7 0 0 7
30 Tamil Nadu 13506 16395 251 30152
31 Telangana 1663 1710 123 3496
32 Tripura 574 173 0 747
33 Uttarakhand 869 423 11 1303
34 Uttar Pradesh 3828 5648 257 9733
35 West Bengal 4236 3119 383 7738
Cases being reassigned to states 8605 8605
Total 120406 119293 6929 246628

India is now the fifth worst-affected nation in terms of coronavirus cases after the US, Brazil, Russia, and the UK, according to Johns Hopkins University data.

As per the ministry’s data, the number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 1,20,406. A total of 1,19,292 people have recovered and one patient has migrated.

“Thus, around 48.36 per cent patients have recovered so far,” a senior ministry official said.

498 new cases, 29 deaths take Guj COVID-19 numbers to 19,617; fatalities at 1,219