New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: With a surge of 3,390 new coronvirus cases in the last 24 hours, India's tally has reached 56,342, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare while adding that the death toll has climbed to 1,886.

As per the Health Ministry, there are 37,916 active coronavirus cases in India while 16,539 people have been cured from the dreadful infection and discharged from hospitals. 

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The number of cases in Maharashtra, which is the worst-hit state in India, has increased to 17,974 while the death toll in the state has climbed to 694. In Gujarat, the tally has crossed the 7,000-mark with 425 deaths while over 3,200 people have been affected in Madhya Pradesh and the death toll has climbed to 193. Delhi, the national capital, has reported over 5,900 COVID-19 cases while the death toll has increased to 66 in the city-state. 

Here's the state-wise report on coronavirus pandemic in India:

S. No. Name of State / UT Total Confirmed cases (Including 111 foreign Nationals) Cured/Discharged/ Deaths ( more than 70% cases due to comorbidities )
Migrated
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 33 33 0
2 Andhra Pradesh 1847 780 38
3 Arunachal Pradesh 1 1 0
4 Assam 54 34 1
5 Bihar 550 246 5
6 Chandigarh 135 21 1
7 Chhattisgarh 59 38 0
8 Dadar Nagar Haveli 1 0 0
9 Delhi 5980 1931 66
10 Goa 7 7 0
11 Gujarat 7012 1709 425
12 Haryana 625 260 7
13 Himachal Pradesh 46 38 2
14 Jammu and Kashmir 793 335 9
15 Jharkhand 132 41 3
16 Karnataka 705 366 30
17 Kerala 503 474 4
18 Ladakh 42 17 0
19 Madhya Pradesh 3252 1231 193
20 Maharashtra 17974 3301 694
21 Manipur 2 2 0
22 Meghalaya 12 10 1
23 Mizoram 1 0 0
24 Odisha 219 62 2
25 Puducherry 9 6 0
26 Punjab 1644 149 28
27 Rajasthan 3427 1596 97
28 Tamil Nadu 5409 1547 37
29 Telengana 1123 650 29
30 Tripura 65 2 0
31 Uttarakhand 61 39 1
32 Uttar Pradesh 3071 1250 62
33 West Bengal 1548 364 151
Total number of confirmed cases in India 56342 16540 1886

The number of coronavirus cases in India are surging at an alarming rate. On Thursday, the Centre said that a significant number of health workers and security personnel, who are among the 'frontline warriors' in the COVID-19 fight, have tested positive for the deadly virus in the recent days.

 

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In Maharashtra alone, at least 531 police personnel, including 51 officers and 480 constables, have tested positive, an official said. Of this, 39 have recovered and five policemen have died. Delhi also has reported more than 30 police personnel having tested positive, while one head constable died due to COVID-19 on Tuesday evening. 

 

(With PTI inputs)

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma