Coronavirus Pandemic: With 2,573 cases and 83 fatalities in last 24 hrs, India's tally nears 43,000; death toll mounts to 1,389
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: With 2,573 fresh cases and 83 fatalities in last 24 hours, the total number of coronavirus cases in India has increased to 42,836 on Monday, while the death toll has surged to 1,389, according to the latest data by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Of the total number of cases, there are 29,685 active cases, while 11,762 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals.
Maharashtra remains the worst affected state with 12,974 cases and 548 fatalities. Gujarat is placed second with 5,428 cases and 290 deaths.
At least 4,549 cases have been reported in Delhi with 64 fatalities.
Madhya Pradesh has reported 2,942 cases with 165 deaths.
At least 3,023 cases have been reported in Tamil Nadu with 30 deaths, while Rajasthan has reported 2,886 cases with 71 fatalities.
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Total Confirmed cases (Including 111 foreign Nationals)||Cured/Discharged/
|1||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||33||32||0|
|13||Jammu and Kashmir||701||287||8|
|Total number of confirmed cases in India||42836*||11762||1389|
Pic credits: Ministry of Health
Earlier today, the Union Health Ministry said that recovery rate of COVID-19 in India stands at 27.52 per cent with 11,706 COVID-19 patients cured till Monday evening.
"COVID-19 curve relatively flat as of now; if we work collectively peak mayn't come, but if we fail we may see spike in cases," said Luv Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Union Health Ministry.
Taking about ferrying migrant labourers to respective hometowns, the central government in the joint press conference added that they have advised that people must stay wherever they are during lockdown but in special cases allowed trains to function.
As India entered the third phase of the lockdown with ease in restrictions in green, orange and red zones, large numbers of people queued to buy liquor. After some people flouted social distancing norms, people closed wine shops in four districts in Delhi.
(with PTI inputs)
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