New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: India on Friday reported a spike of 83,341 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, taking the country's tally near 40 lakh, said the Union Health Ministry, adding that 1,096 fatalities were reported during the same period.

According to the information provided by the Union Health Ministry, the coronavirus tally in India has reached 39,36,748 which includes 8,31,124 active cases while 68,472 have succumbed to the highly contagious pathogen. 

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Meanwhile, 30,37,152 people have recovered from the deadly infection, taking the country's recovery rate to 77.14 per cent. 

Here's the state-wise report on coronavirus pandemic in India:

Name of State/UT Active Cases Cured/Discharged/Migrated Deaths
Total Cumulative Cumulative
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 352 2823 48
Andhra Pradesh 103521 358009 4200
Arunachal Pradesh 1400 3167 7
Assam 27303 90700 330
Bihar 17319 124976 672
Chandigarh 2119 2883 63
Chhattisgarh 18702 18950 315
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 294 2154 2
Delhi 17692 160114 4500
Goa 4782 14361 212
Gujarat 16096 81055 3062
Haryana 13470 55889 740
Himachal Pradesh 1708 4859 48
Jammu and Kashmir 8441 30759 743
Jharkhand 15150 30886 444
Karnataka 96117 268035 6054
Kerala 21582 57728 315
Ladakh 766 2039 35
Madhya Pradesh 14888 52215 1483
Maharashtra 205774 612484 25586
Manipur 1803 4774 32
Meghalaya 1220 1393 13
Mizoram 369 671 0
Nagaland 733 3324 9
Odisha 25538 87351 522
Puducherry 5042 10279 260
Punjab 15554 41271 1690
Rajasthan 13912 71220 1095
Sikkim 430 1304 4
Tamil Nadu 52070 386173 7608
Telengana 32994 102024 866
Tripura 5475 8212 129
Uttarakhand 6871 15009 300
Uttar Pradesh 57598 185812 3691
West Bengal 24039 144248 3394
Total 831124 3037151 68472

(The information mentioned above has been taken from the official website of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare)

The coronavirus cases have been rising at an alarming rate in India, especially after the country entered the unlock stage. Currently, India is the third worst affected country after the United States of America (USA) and Brazil.

 

Meanwhile, the Health Ministry on Saturday asserted that the situation is under control in India, saying the number of recoveries is 3.5 times than that of the number of active coronavirus cases.

The Union Health Ministry also said that Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Delhi and Andhra Pradesh accounted for 70 per cent of the total COVID-19 deaths in India while five states -- Maharashtra (24.77 pc), Andhra Pradesh (12.64 pc), Karnataka (11.58 pc), Uttar Pradesh (6.92 pc) and Tamil Nadu (6.42 pc) -- accounted for 62 per cent of the total active cases in the country.

"Over the past three weeks (August 13-19, August 20-26 and August 27-September 2), Andhra Pradesh recorded a decrease in fatalities by 4.5 per cent, Maharashtra recorded a 11.5 per cent decrease and Tamil Nadu showed a 18.2 per cent decrease in fatalities," Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said.

"On the other hand, Karnataka recorded a 9.6 per cent increase in fatalities over this period while Delhi recorded a 50 per cent surge in fatalities over the past three weeks," he added.

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma