New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: With a surge of 34,884 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 tally on Saturday reached 10,38,716, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare while adding that 671 fatalities were reported during the same period.

According to the Union Health Ministry, the novel coronavirus, caused by SARS‑CoV‑2, has claimed 26,273 lives in India while the active number of cases in the country stands at 3,58,692. Meanwhile, the recovery rate in India stands at 62.93 per cent as 6,53,751 people have been cured from coronavirus and discharged from hospitals.

In India, Maharashtra, which is the worst-hit state, has reported 2.92 lakh coronavirus cases and over 11,000 deaths while Tamil Nadu is second worst affected with 1.60 lakh cases and more than 2,300 fatalities. Delhi has reported 1.20 lakh coronavirus cases and over 3,000 deaths while Karnataka has reported more than 55,000 cases and over 1,100 fatalities.

The novel coronavirus, which originated in China's Wuhan, has been rising at an alarming rate in India. The country had on Friday crossed the grim milestones of 10 lakh cases. The government, however, has asserted the situation is under control. On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India's response to the deadly infection is a "people's movement", adding that India's grass-roots health system has helped the country ensure "one of the best recovery rates in the world".

Meanwhile, the Centre has also said that as per the test, trace, treat strategy, it is driving enhanced testing initiatives in states and union territories as a result, of which there has been a steady rise in the number of testing labs across the country. As per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 1,34,33,742 samples were tested for COVID-19 till 17th July, of these 3,61,024 samples were tested on Friday.

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

Name of State/UT Active Cases Cured/Discharged/Migrated Deaths Total Confirmed cases
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 52 142 0 194
Andhra Pradesh 19814 20298 534 40646
Arunachal Pradesh 431 175 3 609
Assam 6490 14105 51 20646
Bihar 8767 14621 201 23589
Chandigarh 169 480 11 660
Chhattisgarh 1429 3512 23 4964
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 182 401 2 585
Delhi 17235 99301 3571 120107
Goa 1337 1946 21 3304
Gujarat 11351 32973 2106 46430
Haryana 5752 18718 327 24797
Himachal Pradesh 382 1024 11 1417
Jammu and Kashmir 5968 6558 231 12757
Jharkhand 2305 2570 46 4921
Karnataka 33211 20757 1147 55115
Kerala 6033 4995 38 11066
Ladakh 177 973 1 1151
Madhya Pradesh 5870 14514 697 21081
Maharashtra 120780 160357 11452 292589
Manipur 637 1163 0 1800
Meghalaya 335 66 2 403
Mizoram 122 160 0 282
Nagaland 551 405 0 956
Odisha 4697 11330 83 16110
Puducherry 793 1014 25 1832
Punjab 2830 6373 239 9442
Rajasthan 6617 20626 546 27789
Sikkim 176 90 0 266
Tamil Nadu 47785 110807 2315 160907
Telangana 13388 28705 403 42496
Tripura 679 1684 3 2366
Uttarakhand 1030 3021 51 4102
Uttar Pradesh 16445 27634 1084 45163
West Bengal 14709 22253 1049 38011
Cases being reassigned to states 163     163
Total# 358692 653751 26273 1038716

  

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma