New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: With a record spike of 12,881 new infections recorded in the last 24 hours, the coronavirus cases in the country reached 3,66,946, while the death toll in the country also rose to 12,237 after 334 new fatalities were recorded in the same span of time, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Thursday morning.

Of the total, 3,66,946 cases, 1,60,384 are active cases, while 1,94,325 people have been cured of the deadly pathogen and discharged from the hospitals from across the country. With this the recovery rate in the country also improved further. 

Among the Indian states, Maharashtra remains to be the worst-hit state with the total cases in the state reaching 1,16,752, while the death toll rose to 5,651 after 114 fatalities were recorded during the last 24 hours. The southern state of Tamil Nadu, also crossed the 50,000-mark and reached 50,193 after 2,174 people tested positive in the last 24 hours. The death toll in the state also rose to 576.  

Meanwhile, the current hotspot, Delhi remains to be the third worst-hit state. Delhi during the last 24 hours witnessed the highest single-day spike of 2,414 COVID-19 cases taking the total toll to 47,102. 67 fatalities were recorded on Wednesday in Delhi, taking the total death toll to 1904. As many as 510 patients have recovered/discharged/migrated in Delhi, taking the total number of recovered/discharged/migrated patients to 17,457.

Check state-wise list here:

Name of State / UT Active Cases Cured/Discharged/Migrated Deaths Total Confirmed cases
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 11 33 0 44
Andhra Pradesh 3340 3641 90 7071
Arunachal Pradesh 92 7 0 99
Assam 1955 2642 8 4605
Bihar 1972 4926 44 6942
Chandigarh 59 303 6 368
Chhattisgarh 674 1180 10 1864
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 45 12 0 57
Delhi 27741 17457 1904 47102
Goa 560 96 0 656
Gujarat 6103 17430 1560 25093
Haryana 4750 3952 130 8832
Himachal Pradesh 189 372 8 569
Jammu and Kashmir 2427 2914 65 5406
Jharkhand 734 1151 10 1895
Karnataka 2828 4804 102 7734
Kerala 1351 1326 20 2697
Ladakh 594 92 1 687
Madhya Pradesh 2374 8388 482 11244
Maharashtra 51935 59166 5651 116752
Manipur 360 192 0 552
Meghalaya 13 30 1 44
Mizoram 120 1 0 121
Nagaland 90 103 0 193
Odisha 1280 3047 11 4338
Puducherry 129 109 7 245
Punjab 881 2538 78 3497
Rajasthan 2762 10467 313 13542
Sikkim 66 4 0 70
Tamil Nadu 21993 27624 576 50193
Telangana 2412 3071 192 5675
Tripura 578 556 1 1135
Uttarakhand 743 1254 26 2023
Uttar Pradesh 5259 8904 435 14598
West Bengal 5261 6533 506 12300
Cases being reassigned to states 8703     8703
Total# 160384 194325 12237 366946

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday said that the discipline showed by the citizens during the coronavirus pandemic has helped the government a lot in stopping the exponential growth the deadly virus in the country. He also attributed the timely measures taken by the government in stopping the spread of the virus.

"The number of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 till now is more than the number of active cases in the country. Also, at present, ventilator and ICU care are needed for very few patients across the country," the Prime Minister said as reported by news agency ANI.

Posted By: Talib Khan