Record 26,506 new infections take India's COVID-19 tally near 8 lakh-mark; death toll at 21,604
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: In another record for the daily spike in coronavirus cases, Indian registered 26,506 new infections during the last 24 hours, taking the total toll of coronavirus cases near 8 lakh-mark. After the record spike in cases, India's COVID-19 tally reached 7,93,802. The death toll also reached 21,604 after 475 new fatalities were reported in the country in the same period of time.
Of the total 7,93,802 cases, 2,76,685 are active cases while 4,95,513 people have been cured and discharged from the hospitals across the country.
Among the Indian states, Maharashtra is the worst-hit state with 2,30,599 cases of the dreadful infection. The state recorded 6,875 new infections during the last 24 hours, while 219 deaths - 68 of them in Mumbai - took the death toll to 9,667 in the state. A health department statement here said 4,067 patients were also discharged from hospitals, taking the total recoveries to 1,27,259 in the state. There are 93,673 active cases in the state.
After Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu remains to e the worst affected state after fresh COVID-19 cases again breached the 4,000-mark in the state after a gap of three days taking the tally to 1.26 lakh, while the addition of 65 deaths took the death toll to 1,765 in the southern state.
Meanwhile, Delhi recorded 2,187 fresh coronavirus cases during the last 24 hours, taking the infection tally to over 1.07 lakh, while the death toll from the disease mounted to 3,258 after 45 fatalities were reported in the same span of time according to a health department bulletin. Of the total cases, 82,226 patients have either recovered, been discharged or have migrated out. The number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 21,567.
Here's the state-wise list of coronavirus cases and deaths from across the country:
|Name of State / UT||Active Cases||Cured/Discharged||Deaths||Total Confirmed cases|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||68||83||0||151|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||222||189||0||411|
|Jammu and Kashmir||3652||5695||154||9501|
|Cases being reassigned to states||4161||4161|
Posted By: Talib Khan