New Delhi | Jagran News Desk:  With a record spike of 9,971 new COVID-19 infections in last 24 hours, India's tally of coronavirus on Sunday crosses the 2.46 lakh-mark and reached 2,46,628. The death toll also surged to 6,929 after 287 fatalities were reported in last 24 hours, according to the latest data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. 

Of the total 2,46,628 cases, 1,20,406 are active cases, while 1,19,292 people have been cured or discharged from the hospitals across the country. The recovery rate in India also improved to 48.36 on Sunday from, 48.20 recorded on Saturday.  

With the latest spike in coronavirus cases, India today also surpassed Spain to become the fifth worst affected country from the coronavirus in the world. Now only USA, Russia, Brazil and UK are ahead of India in number of COVID-19 cases. 

Among the Indian states, Maharashtra remains to be the worst affected state with positive cases nearing 83,000 and 2,969 deaths. Following Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu is the second worst hit state with 30,152 positive cases and 251 deaths. However, of the total cases in Tamil Nadu 16,395 people have been cured and discharged from the hospitals. 

The national capital, Delhi, remains to be third on the list with 27,654 positive cases and 761 deaths. Delhi has witnessed a sharp rise in cases in the past few days. More than 4,000 cases have been reported in the national capital from June 3. The western state of Gujarat remains to be the number four on the list with 19,592 cases and 1,219 deaths. However, of the total only 5,057 are active cases in Gujarat. 

Here is the state-wise list coronavirus and deaths in the country:

S. No. Name of State / UT Active Cases* Cured/Discharged/Migrated* Deaths** Total Confirmed cases*
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 0 33 0 33
2 Andhra Pradesh 1817 2620 73 4510
3 Arunachal Pradesh 46 1 0 47
4 Assam 1846 547 4 2397
5 Bihar 2460 2425 30 4915
6 Chandigarh 31 273 5 309
7 Chhattisgarh 653 266 4 923
8 Dadar Nagar Haveli 18 1 0 19
9 Delhi 16229 10664 761 27654
10 Goa 202 65 0 267
11 Gujarat 5057 13316 1219 19592
12 Haryana 1794 2134 24 3952
13 Himachal Pradesh 201 194 5 400
14 Jammu and Kashmir 2302 1126 39 3467
15 Jharkhand 520 473 7 1000
16 Karnataka 3186 1968 59 5213
17 Kerala 1030 762 15 1807
18 Ladakh 50 48 1 99
19 Madhya Pradesh 2721 6108 399 9228
20 Maharashtra 42609 37390 2969 82968
21 Manipur 105 52 0 157
22 Meghalaya 19 13 1 33
23 Mizoram 23 1 0 24
24 Nagaland 107 0 0 107
25 Odisha 1057 1716 8 2781
26 Puducherry 63 36 0 99
27 Punjab 373 2092 50 2515
28 Rajasthan 2599 7501 231 10331
29 Sikkim 7 0 0 7
30 Tamil Nadu 13506 16395 251 30152
31 Telengana 1663 1710 123 3496
32 Tripura 574 173 0 747
33 Uttarakhand 869 423 11 1303
34 Uttar Pradesh 3828 5648 257 9733
35 West Bengal 4236 3119 383 7738
  Cases being reassigned to states 8605     8605
  Total# 120406 119293 6929 246628


Posted By: Talib Khan