Coronavirus Pandemic: 77 fatalities in 24 hrs, highest in a day, take India's death toll to 1,152; tally reaches 35,365
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: India recorded 77 fatalities, which is the highest COVID-19 deaths in a span of 24 hours on Friday, taking the overall death toll to 1,152 in the country. The total number of cases in the country alos reached 35,365 with 1,755 new infections recorded from across the country in last 24 hours, according to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The total cases are inclusive of 9,064 cured and discharged patients, one is migrated, and 1,152 deaths. At present, there are 25,148 active COVID-19 cases in the country.
Addressing a press conference here, Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry, said that everyone must follow the norms of social distancing, should wear masks. "Whoever wears masks must not be seen as someone who is ill but as someone who understands his responsibility towards society," added Agarwal.
Among the Indian states, Maharashtra remains to be the worst affected state, with 10,498 cases and 459 deaths. Following Maharashtra, Gujarat is on the second spot with 4,395 COVID-19 cases and 214 deaths. Meanwhile, remains to be on the third spot with 3,515 cases and 59 deaths.
Here is the state-wise breakup of coronavirus cases and deaths in India:
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Total Confirmed cases (Including 111 foreign Nationals)||Cured/Discharged/
|1||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||33||16||0|
|13||Jammu and Kashmir||614||216||8|
|Total number of confirmed cases in India||35365*||9065||1152|
Posted By: Talib Khan