New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: With a spike of 11,929 new cases in the last 24 hours, highest single-day rise ever, the coronavirus tally in India surged to 3,20,922, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The Health Ministry also said that 311 new fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to 9,195.

As per the latest information available at the Health Ministry website, the total number of active coronavirus cases in India is 1,49,348 while the recovery rate has improved to 50.59 per cent as 1,62,379 has been cured and discharged from hospitals.

Maharashtra continues to the worst-hit state in India with 1.04 lakh cases and almost 4,000 deaths. Tamil Nadu is second worst affected with more than 42,500 cases and nearly 400 deaths while the national capital Delhi is third with almost 39,000 COVID-19 cases and more than 1,200 fatalities. Gujarat has also emerged as a hotspot and has reported more than 23,000 cases and over 1,400 deaths.

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

Name of State/UT Active Cases Cured/Discharged/Migrated Deaths Total Confirmed cases
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 5 33 0 38
Andhra Pradesh 2688 3195 82 5965
Arunachal Pradesh 83 4 0 87
Assam 2126 1584 8 3718
Bihar 2295 3956 39 6290
Chandigarh 54 286 5 345
Chhattisgarh 875 631 6 1512
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 33 2 0 35
Delhi 22742 14945 1271 38958
Goa 453 70 0 523
Gujarat 5707 15883 1448 23038
Haryana 3868 2803 78 6749
Himachal Pradesh 183 313 6 502
Jammu and Kashmir 2554 2269 55 4878
Jharkhand 887 816 8 1711
Karnataka 3095 3648 81 6824
Kerala 1342 1046 19 2407
Ladakh 368 68 1 437
Madhya Pradesh 2817 7377 447 10641
Maharashtra 51392 49346 3830 104568
Manipur 358 91 0 449
Meghalaya 21 22 1 44
Mizoram 106 1 0 107
Nagaland 87 76 0 163
Odisha 1119 2594 10 3723
Puducherry 92 82 2 176
Punjab 671 2327 65 3063
Rajasthan 2782 9337 282 12401
Sikkim 59 4 0 63
Tamil Nadu 18881 23409 397 42687
Telangana 2203 2352 182 4737
Tripura 730 315 1 1046
Uttarakhand 685 1077 23 1785
Uttar Pradesh 4858 7875 385 13118
West Bengal 5693 4542 463 10698
Cases being reassigned to states 7436     7436
Total 149348 162379 9195 320922

Looking at the worsening situation in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held a meeting with all the top officials and discussed the pandemic in the country. In a statement, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said that during the meet, it was observed that two-thirds of India's COVID-19 infection load are in five states with an overwhelming proportion of cases in big cities.

He also discussed augmentation of testing as well as increasing the number of beds and services specially in the large cities facing challenges to effectively handle the peak surge of daily cases, the statement added.

According to the global real-time COVID-19 data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, India's count of recoveries is now the sixth largest in the world after the US, Brazil, Russia, Italy and Germany.

However, India has also entered the top-ten in terms of the number of deaths. It is now ranked ninth after the US, Brazil, UK, Italy, France, Spain, Mexico and Belgium. While the US has reported more than 1.14 lakh deaths so far, the eighth-ranked Belgium has recorded 9,650 fatalities.

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma