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
Andhra Pradesh 4766 4495 111 9372
Arunachal Pradesh 118 21 0 139
Assam 2056 3521 9 5586
Bihar 1989 5781 55 7825
Chandigarh 83 322 6 411
Chhattisgarh 778 1513 12 2303
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 64 27 0 91
Delhi 23820 36602 2233 62655
Goa 711 152 1 864
Gujarat 6232 19909 1684 27825
Haryana 4940 5916 169 11025
Himachal Pradesh 282 437 8 727
Jammu and Kashmir 2472 3531 85 6088
Jharkhand 657 1469 11 2137
Karnataka 3527 5730 142 9399
Kerala 1540 1749 21 3310
Ladakh 710 136 1 847
Madhya Pradesh 2342 9215 521 12078
Maharashtra 61807 67706 6283 135796
Manipur 648 250 0 898
Meghalaya 6 37 1 44
Mizoram 132 9 0 141
Nagaland 139 141 0 280
Odisha 1425 3863 15 5303
Puducherry 226 149 8 383
Punjab 1309 2825 101 4235
Rajasthan 2966 11910 356 15232
Sikkim 49 29 0 78
Tamil Nadu 27181 34112 794 62087
Telangana 4452 4005 217 8674
Tripura 454 782 1 1237
Uttarakhand 853 1521 28 2402
Uttar Pradesh 6152 11601 569 18322
West Bengal 5102 8687 569 14358
Cases being reassigned to states 8015     8015
Total# 178014 248190 14011 440215

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