New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: With 3,604 new cases and 87 deaths in last 24 hours, the total number of coronavirus cases in India has increased to 70,756 on Tuesday, while the death toll has surged to 2,293, according to the latest data by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Of the total number of cases, there are 46,008 active cases, while 22,455 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals. The recovery rate of COVID-19 in India stands at 31.73 per cent.  

Maharashtra remains the worst affected state with 23,401 cases and 868 fatalities. A total of 4,786 people have been cured. Gujarat is placed second with 8,541 cases and 513 deaths. Tamil Nadu has recorded 8,002 cases with 53 fatalities.

Delhi has also recorded 7,233 cases and 73 fatalities till Tuesday morning.

Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh has also recorded over 3,500 cases each with 221, 113, and 80 deaths respectively.

S. No. Name of State / UT Total Confirmed cases* Cured/Discharged/Migrated Deaths**
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 33 33 0
2 Andhra Pradesh 2018 975 45
3 Arunachal Pradesh 1 1 0
4 Assam 65 34 2
5 Bihar 747 377 6
6 Chandigarh 174 24 2
7 Chhattisgarh 59 53 0
8 Dadar Nagar Haveli 1 0 0
9 Delhi 7233 2129 73
10 Goa 7 7 0
11 Gujarat 8541 2780 513
12 Haryana 730 337 11
13 Himachal Pradesh 59 39 2
14 Jammu and Kashmir 879 427 10
15 Jharkhand 160 78 3
16 Karnataka 862 426 31
17 Kerala 519 489 4
18 Ladakh 42 21 0
19 Madhya Pradesh 3785 1747 221
20 Maharashtra 23401 4786 868
21 Manipur 2 2 0
22 Meghalaya 13 10 1
23 Mizoram 1 1 0
24 Odisha 414 85 3
25 Puducherry 12 6 0
26 Punjab 1877 168 31
27 Rajasthan 3988 2264 113
28 Tamil Nadu 8002 2051 53
29 Telangana 1275 800 30
30 Tripura 152 2 0
31 Uttarakhand 68 46 1
32 Uttar Pradesh 3573 1758 80
33 West Bengal 2063 499 190
Total number of confirmed cases in India 70756# 22455 2293

Data credits: Ministry of Health

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his meet with Chief Ministers indicated that lockdown will be eased after May 17.

A massive repatriation operation referred to as Vande Bharat Mission is being carried out to bring back Indians stranded abroad. On Tuesday, at least three flights will operate to London, Dhaka, Manila from Mumbai and Delhi respectively. 

Meanwhile, the Indian Railways on Tuesday will resume its train services, initially with 15 pairs of trains. These trains will run as special trains from New Delhi Station connecting Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, Ahmedabad and Jammu Tawi.

Earlier, special shramik trains were run by several state governments to help stranded migrant workers reach their home state, and good trains carrying essential services were allowed to operate.  

Posted By: James Kuanal