New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: The coronavirus cases in the country crossed the 3.5 lakh-mark and reached 3,54,065 after 10,974 new infections were reported during the last 24 hours. The fatalities also rose by alarming numbers after 2,003 people succumbed to the dreadful infection taking the total death toll in the country to 11,903 in the same span of time, according to the  Union Health Ministry data on Wednesday morning. 

Of the total, 3,54,065 COVID-19 cases in the country, 1,55,227 are active cases, while 1,86,934 people have cured and discharged from the hospitals across the country. With this the recovery further improves, however, with the spike of over 2,000 deaths, the mortality rate in the country shoots up to 3.4 per cent. 

Of the 2,003 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours, 1,409 deaths were reported in Maharashtra, as 862 deaths were added after data reconciliation, while over 400 deaths were reported in the national capital making a large chunk of the total spike. 

 

Among the Indian states, Maharashtra remains to be the worst-hit state with the total cases in the state reaching 1,13,445, while the death toll rose to 5,537 after over 1,400 fatalities during the last 24 hours.  The southern state of Tamil Nadu, with 48,019 cases of coronavirus stood at number 2 on the list of worst-hit states. The death toll in the state also reached 528. 

Meanwhile, the current hotspot, Delhi remains to be the third worst-hit state. In Delhi, the deaths from COVID-19 mounted to 1,837 after over 400 deaths were rported in the last 24 hours, while 1,859 fresh coronavirus cases took the COVID-19 tally in the national capital to over 44,000-mark. From June 12-14, over 2,000 cases were reported per day in the city. The highest spike of 2,224 fresh cases was recorded on June 14.

 

Check state-wise list of Coronavirus cases and deaths in the country:

State / UT Active Cases Cured/Discharged/Migrated Deaths Total Confirmed cases
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 11 33 0 44
Andhra Pradesh 3244 3509 88 6841
Arunachal Pradesh 88 7 0 95
Assam 2145 2166 8 4319
Bihar 2093 4644 41 6778
Chandigarh 50 302 6 358
Chhattisgarh 736 1036 9 1781
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 36 9 0 45
Delhi 26351 16500 1837 44688
Goa 544 85 0 629
Gujarat 5962 17082 1533 24577
Haryana 4406 3748 118 8272
Himachal Pradesh 180 372 8 560
Jammu and Kashmir 2454 2781 63 5298
Jharkhand 709 1121 9 1839
Karnataka 2980 4456 94 7530
Kerala 1366 1236 20 2622
Ladakh 563 85 1 649
Madhya Pradesh 2455 8152 476 11083
Maharashtra 50057 57851 5537 113445
Manipur 341 159 0 500
Meghalaya 18 25 1 44
Mizoram 120 1 0 121
Nagaland 87 92 0 179
Odisha 1178 2974 11 4163
Puducherry 111 99 6 216
Punjab 838 2461 72 3371
Rajasthan 3059 9849 308 13216
Sikkim 66 4 0 70
Tamil Nadu 20709 26782 528 48019
Telangana 2188 3027 191 5406
Tripura 658 433 1 1092
Uttarakhand 701 1216 25 1942
Uttar Pradesh 5064 8610 417 14091
West Bengal 5386 6028 495 11909
Cases being reassigned to states 8273     8273
Total# 155227 186935 11903 354065

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held his sixth with chief ministers and representatives of union territories (UTs) since the coronavirus pandemic began in India and hinted that the "opening of the economy will continue".

In his meeting with the CMs, the Prime Minister praised Punjab's coronavirus micro-containment and house-to-house surveillance strategy, asking other the states follow the same strategic approach to effectively counter the pandemic.

Posted By: Talib Khan