Nearly 15,000 COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours take India's tally past 4.4 lakh, over 14,000 dead so far | check state-wise tally
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: With an alarming 14,933 confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in the last 24 hours, India's overall count has topped 4.4-lakh mark. Meanwhile, 312 deaths reported on Monday put the country's death toll at 14,011.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state in the country with 1,35,796 cases and 6,283 deaths. With continuous spikes of over 3,000 cases for four straight days, Delhi has overtaken Tamil Nadu to become second worst-hit state with over 62,000 cases and over 2,200 fatalities. Even by death count in the states Delhi is already in the second spot.
Despite the alarming spike in both cases and deaths, the Centre has maintained that the number of infections per lakh population was among the lowest in the world.
|Name of State / UT||Active Cases*||Cured/Discharged/Migrated*||Deaths**||Total Confirmed cases*|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||11||37||0||48|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||64||27||0||91|
|Jammu and Kashmir||2472||3531||85||6088|
|Cases being reassigned to states||8015||8015|
The number of recovered cases stand at 2,48,190 to clock a recovery rate of 56.37 per cent. Active cases in the country stand at 1,78,014.
In the last 24 hours, Delhi has recorded 2,909 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 58 deaths while Mumbai has recorded 3,721 cases and 113 fatalities.
From June 15 to 21, Delhi reported 18,564 coronavirus cases. However, 16,790 people also recovered in the said
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said his government will give pulse oximeters to the COVID-19 patients under home isolation and said the number of tests has increased by three times. The oximeters are to be returned after the patient's recovery.
Pulse oximetry is a noninvasive method for monitoring a person's oxygen saturation which is an essential element in the management and understanding of patient care.
The chief minister said till now, Delhi did not require beds for COVID-19 patients on a large scale as most of them recovered from the disease, adding the number of serious patients is also less.
The Union Health Ministry said India's COVID-19 cases per lakh people is one of the lowest in the world despite its high population density, and the recovery rate has now reached over 56 per cent.
For every one lakh population, there are 30.04 coronavirus cases in India, while the global average is over three times at 114.67, the ministry said, referring to the WHO Situation Report 153, dated June 21.
Posted By: Abhinav Gupta