3,967 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours take India's tally to 81,970; death toll climbs to 2,649
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: With a spike of 3,967 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours, India's tally on Friday increased to 81,970 while the death toll climbed to 2,649, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
As per the data available at the Health Ministry website, there are 51,401 active coronavirus cases in India while the recovery rate has increased to 34.06 per cent as 27,919 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals.
In Maharashtra, which is the worst affected state in India, over 1,000 people have lost their lives while the state tally has increased to 27,524. There has been a spike in number of cases in Gujarat too where the tally is nearing 10,000 while almost 600 people have lost their lives.
Madhya Pradesh has reported over 4,400 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 237 fatalities while the national capital Delhi has reported more than 8,400 coronavirus cases and 115 deaths so far.
Here's the state-wise report on coronavirus pandemic in India:
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Total Confirmed cases||Cured/Discharged/Migrated||Deaths|
|1||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||33||33||0|
|8||Dadar Nagar Haveli||1||0||0|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||983||485||11|
|Total number of confirmed cases in India||81970||27920||2649|
Amid the spike in the number of coronavirus cases in the country, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said that the doubling rate of the number of COVID-19 cases has improved to 13.9 days in the last three days, adding that the testing capability has been ramped up to nearly one lakh tests per day and the total number of tests conducted so far is about 20 lakh now.
Meanwhile, the government will soon release the details of the lockdown 4.0. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday had said that will be very different from the previous ones and will come with new set of rules and new relaxations.
In India, a nationwide lockdown has been in place since March 25, though some relaxations have been given in the third phase which began on May 4 and is scheduled to end this Sunday.
Posted By: Aalok Sensharma