New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: With 1,229 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the tally in India has reached 21,700 with 686 deaths, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

As per the data available at the Health Ministry website, there are 16,689 active coronavirus cases in India and 4,325 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals.

Maharashtra, which is the worst-hit state, in India has reported 5,652 cases with 269 deaths. Gujarat has also seen a surge in the number of cases with the death toll reaching 103. Madhya Pradesh has reported 81 deaths while the death toll has reached 48 in Delhi.

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Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh have reported 27 deaths each while Telangana and Uttar Pradesh have reported 24 and 21 fatalities each. Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Punjab and West Bengal have reported 18, 17, 16 and 15 fatalities respectively.

Jammu and Kashmir has reported five deaths while Kerala, Haryana and Jharkhand have reported three fatalities each. Bihar has reported two fatalities while Odisha, Meghalaya, Himachal Pradesh and Assam have reported one death each.

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

S. No. Name of State / UT Total Confirmed cases (Including 77 foreign Nationals) Cured/Discharged/ Death
Migrated
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 18 11 0
2 Andhra Pradesh 895 141 27
3 Arunachal Pradesh 1 1 0
4 Assam 35 19 1
5 Bihar 148 46 2
6 Chandigarh 27 14 0
7 Chhattisgarh 36 28 0
8 Delhi 2248 724 48
9 Goa 7 7 0
10 Gujarat 2407 179 103
11 Haryana 262 140 3
12 Himachal Pradesh 40 18 1
13 Jammu and Kashmir 407 92 5
14 Jharkhand 49 8 3
15 Karnataka 443 141 17
16 Kerala 438 324 3
17 Ladakh 18 14 0
18 Madhya Pradesh 1695 148 81
19 Maharashtra 5652 789 269
20 Manipur 2 2 0
21 Meghalaya 12 0 1
22 Mizoram 1 0 0
23 Odisha 83 32 1
24 Puducherry 7 3 0
25 Punjab 277 65 16
26 Rajasthan 1890 230 27
27 Tamil Nadu 1629 662 18
28 Telengana 960 197 24
29 Tripura 2 1 0
30 Uttarakhand 46 23 0
31 Uttar Pradesh 1509 187 21
32 West Bengal 456 79 15
Total number of confirmed cases in India 21700 4325 686

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday reviewed the measures to "speed up" economic and industrial activities. 

 

A video conference was held between representatives of industry associations and the two senior bureaucrats so that those industrial activities, which are permitted during the ongoing lockdown period, keep functioning smoothly and economic activities speed up, Joint Secretary in the MHA Punya Salila Srivastava told reporters here. 

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"In this context, home secretary (Ajay Bhalla) and secretary DPIIT (Guruprasad Mohapatra) have talked to industry associations via video conferencing today," Srivastava said.

Certain quarters of the industry and exporters have raised concerns over the revised guidelines issued by the MHA on April 15, stating that it is difficult for them to implement those for partial resumption of their factory operations.

 

(With PTI Inputs)

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma