India's COVID-19 tally breaches 4 lakh-mark after highest one-day spike of 15,413, last 1 lakh cases in 7 days; death toll at 13,254
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: With record single-day spike of 15,413 new infections reported in last hours, India's COVID-19 toll crossed the 4 lakh-mark on Sunday and reached 4,10,461. The death toll due to the deadly pathogen also crossed the 13,000-mark and reached 13,254 after 306 new fatalities were reported in the same period, according to the data by the Union Health Ministry.
Of the total 4,10,461 cases, 1,69,451 are active cases in the country, while 2,27,756 people have been cured and discharged from the hospitals. The recovery rate in the country also improved further 55.48 per cent from 54.12 per cent recorded on Saturday.
With the new infections, India crossed 4 lakh-mark today and became the fourth country to cross the grim milestone. India crossed the last 1 lakh cases in just seven days, after crossing the 3 lakh-mark on June 13.
The coronavirus cases in the country have been increasing exponentially since May end when the country entered the list top 10 worst-affected nations. In just 18 days, India became the fourth worst-hit nation leaving behind Italy, Spain and the UK. India took only 7 days to reach the 4 lakh-mark after crossing the 3 lakh-mark on June 13.
India crossed the 1 lakh-mark on May 19 taking 111 days after the first case was reported in Kerala on January 30, while the 2 lakh-mark was crossed in just 15 days on June 3. After 10 days the tally crossed the 3 lakh-mark, and now after only 7 days, the COVID-19 tally breached the 4 lakh mark.
Here’s the timeline of cases in India:
January 30 - First case reported in Kerala
April 14 - 10,000+ cases
April 22 - 20,000+ cases
May 3 - 40,000+ cases
May 10 - 60,000+ cases
May 15 - 80,000+ cases
May 19 - 1 lakh+ cases
June 3- 2 lakh + cases
June 13 - 3 lakh + cases
June 21 - 4 lakh + cases
Among the Indian states, Maharashtra with 1,28,205 cases remains to be the worst-hit state. The death toll in Maharashtra also inches towards 6,000-mark and reached 5,984. Following Maharashtra, the southern state of Tamil Nadu is the second worst-hit state with 56,845 cases and 704 fatalities. Meanwhile, the national capital with 56,746 cases is on the third spot. The death toll in Delhi also reached 2,112 on Sunday.
State-wise list coronavirus cases and deaths in the country:
|Name of State / UT||Active Cases||Cured/Discharged/Migrated||Deaths||Total Confirmed cases|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||11||36||0||47|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||42||26||0||68|
|Jammu and Kashmir||2417||3336||81||5834|
|Cases being reassigned to states||9127||9127|
Posted By: Talib Khan