New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: India sets new record of the highest single-day spike of coronavirus cases with 19,906 new infections during the last 24 hours. With the latest spike, the total COVID-19 toll of the country reached 5,28,859. The death toll in the country also crossed the 16,000-mark with 410 new fatalities in the same period, according to the data by the Union Health Ministry on Sunday morning. 

Of the total 5,28,859 cases, 2,03,051 are active cases, while 3,09,713 people have been cured and discharged from the hospitals across the country. With a difference of more than 1 lakh cases between recovered and active cases, the recovery rate in the country also increased to 58.56 per cent. 

Among the Indian states, Maharashtra remains to be the worst-hit state. The coronavirus toll in the state reached 1,59,133 after record 5,318 new infections were reported in the state during the last 24 hours. The death toll in Maharashtra also climbed up to 7,273 after 167 new fatalities. 

 

Delhi being the worst-hit city and the second worst-hit state crossed the 80,000-mark and reached 80,188 after 2,948 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. The death toll in the national capital also crossed the 2,500-mark after 66 new fatalities recorded during the last 24 hours. 

Authorities in Delhi on Saturday started a mammoth task of conducting a serological survey to comprehensively analyse the spread of COVID-19 as the number of cases in the national capital crossed the 80,000-mark.

 

The southern state of Tamil Nadu continued to witness a surge in coronavirus cases with the state on Saturday reporting the highest single-day spike of 3,713 cases and 68 fatalities, pushing the infection count to 78,335 and death toll to 1,025. For the third straight day, the state reported over 3,500 cases. With the fresh addition, the number of coronavirus cases reached a whopping 10,867 mark and 114 deaths in three days.

Here's the state-wise list of Coronavirus cases and deaths in the country:

Name of State / UT Active Cases Cured/Discharged/Migrated Deaths Total Confirmed cases
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 29 43 0 72
Andhra Pradesh 6648 5480 157 12285
Arunachal Pradesh 122 54 1 177
Assam 2307 4500 9 6816
Bihar 2029 6843 59 8931
Chandigarh 87 335 6 428
Chhattisgarh 618 1914 13 2545
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 122 55 0 177
Delhi 28329 49301 2558 80188
Goa 706 420 2 1128
Gujarat 6511 22409 1789 30709
Haryana 4737 8472 218 13427
Himachal Pradesh 376 509 9 894
Jammu and Kashmir 2648 4225 93 6966
Jharkhand 603 1724 12 2339
Karnataka 4445 7287 191 11923
Kerala 1939 2110 22 4071
Ladakh 405 554 1 960
Madhya Pradesh 2444 9971 550 12965
Maharashtra 67615 84245 7273 159133
Manipur 660 432 0 1092
Meghalaya 4 42 1 47
Mizoram 93 55 0 148
Nagaland 223 164 0 387
Odisha 1726 4606 18 6350
Puducherry 388 221 10 619
Punjab 1608 3320 128 5056
Rajasthan 3186 13367 391 16944
Sikkim 41 46 0 87
Tamil Nadu 33216 44094 1025 78335
Telangana 8265 4928 243 13436
Tripura 262 1071 1 1334
Uttarakhand 842 1912 37 2791
Uttar Pradesh 6685 14215 649 21549
West Bengal 5293 10789 629 16711
Cases being reassigned to states 7839     7839
Total# 203051 309713 16095 528859

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday said that eight states – including Delhi and Maharashtra – account for 87 per cent of COVID-19 deaths in India and 85.5 per cent of the active coronavirus infection caseload.

According to the Union Home Ministry, the eight states that account for 85 per cent coronavirus cases in India are Maharashtra, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal.

Posted By: Talib Khan