New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: India on Thursday recorded 5,609 new infections taking the total of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,12,359, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, adding that the death toll has reached 3,435 after 132 casualties were recorded in the last 24 hours.

According to the latest information available at the Health Ministry website, there 63,624 active coronavirus cases in India while the recovery rate has climbed to 40.31 per cent as 45,300 people have cured and discharged from hospitals.

Maharashtra, the worst-hit state in India has reported almost 40,000 coronavirus cases and over 1,300 deaths while Gujarat has more than 12,500 cases and 749 casualties. Tamil Nadu in third on the list of most number of cases with more than 13,000 cases and 87 fatalities while the national capital Delhi is at fourth with over 11,000 cases and 176 deaths. 

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
2 Andhra Pradesh 2602 1640 53
3 Arunachal Pradesh 1 1 0
4 Assam 170 48 4
5 Bihar 1674 571 10
6 Chandigarh 202 57 3
7 Chhattisgarh 115 59 0
8 Dadar Nagar Haveli 1 0 0
9 Delhi 11088 5192 176
10 Goa 50 7 0
11 Gujarat 12537 5219 749
12 Haryana 993 648 14
13 Himachal Pradesh 110 54 3
14 Jammu and Kashmir 1390 678 18
15 Jharkhand 231 127 3
16 Karnataka 1462 556 41
17 Kerala 666 502 4
18 Ladakh 44 43 0
19 Madhya Pradesh 5735 2733 267
20 Maharashtra 39297 10318 1390
21 Manipur 25 2 0
22 Meghalaya 14 12 1
23 Mizoram 1 1 0
24 Odisha 1052 307 6
25 Puducherry 18 9 0#
26 Punjab 2005 1794 38
27 Rajasthan 6015 3404 147
28 Tamil Nadu 13191 5882 87
29 Telengana 1661 1015 40
30 Tripura 173 133 0
31 Uttarakhand 122 53 1
32 Uttar Pradesh 5175 3066 127
33 West Bengal 3103 1136 253
  Cases being reassigned to states 1403    
  Total 112359 45300 3435

Amid the surging coronavirus cases in the country, the government on Wednesday said that the recovery rate has risen to 40 per cent while it was 7.1 per cent at the beginning of lockdown. The government had imposed a nationwide lockdown on March 25 till April 14 but extended it till May 3. Later, the lockdown was extended till May 17 and then the government announced the fourth phase of the lockdown till May 31. However, several restrictions having been relaxed to boost economic activities in lockdown 4.0.

The government on Wednesday also announced that domestic flights will resume in a calibrated manner from May 25, two months after the services were shut due to the coronavirus. However, it did not mention any update for international flights, which have also remained shut during the lockdown, barring for special flights being operated to bring back stranded Indians and expatriates from abroad.   

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) also said later in the night that domestic air travel has been removed from the list of prohibited activities during the lockdown.

(With PTI inputs)

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma