New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: With a spike of 28,637 new COVID-19 in last 24 hours, biggest single-day spike ever, India's coronavirus tally on Sunday crossed the 8.49 lakh, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare while adding that 551 fatalities were reported during the same period.

According to the latest information available at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the novel coronavirus has affected 8,49,553 people and claimed the lives of 22,674 in India so far. As per the Union Health Ministry, the active number of coronavirus cases stands at 2,92,258 while the recovery rate has improved to 62.92 per cent as 5,34,621 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals.

Maharashtra remains the worst-hit state in India with 2.46 lakh coronavirus cases and over 10,000 deaths while Tamil Nadu is at the second spot with 1.34 lakh cases and more than 1,800 fatalities. Delhi, which had emerged as coronavirus hotspot, has reported 1.10 coronavirus cases and over 3,300 deaths.

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

Name of State/UT Active Cases Cured/Discharged/Migrated Deaths Total Confirmed cases
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 70 93 0 163
Andhra Pradesh 12533 14393 309 27235
Arunachal Pradesh 214 125 2 341
Assam 6351 9150 35 15536
Bihar 4557 10685 131 15373
Chandigarh 135 413 7 555
Chhattisgarh 810 3070 17 3897
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 245 226 0 471
Delhi 19895 87692 3334 110921
Goa 928 1428 12 2368
Gujarat 10260 28649 2032 40941
Haryana 4891 15394 297 20582
Himachal Pradesh 263 908 11 1182
Jammu and Kashmir 4092 5895 169 10156
Jharkhand 1347 2243 23 3613
Karnataka 20887 14716 613 36216
Kerala 3446 3963 29 7438
Ladakh 148 928 1 1077
Madhya Pradesh 3878 12679 644 17201
Maharashtra 99499 136985 10116 246600
Manipur 750 843 0 1593
Meghalaya 139 66 2 207
Mizoram 77 150 0 227
Nagaland 435 313 0 748
Odisha 4105 8360 61 12526
Puducherry 629 690 18 1337
Punjab 2352 5040 195 7587
Rajasthan 5376 17869 503 23748
Sikkim 71 80 0 151
Tamil Nadu 46413 85915 1898 134226
Telangana 12135 20919 348 33402
Tripura 572 1375 2 1949
Uttarakhand 653 2718 46 3417
Uttar Pradesh 11490 22689 913 35092
West Bengal 9588 17959 906 28453
Cases being reassigned to states 3024     3024
Total 292258 534621 22674 849553

With the country reporting an alarming spike in the number of coronavirus cases, several states, including Karnataka, Assam, Arunachal and Meghalaya, have decided to reimpose the lockdown in several areas of the states. The states in their respective order have said that all shops and business establishments, other than those dealing with essential services, will stay close across the state. The states have also advised people to stay at home and not venture out unless it was absolutely necessary. 

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reviwed the coronavirus situation in the country and noted that it is important to maintain social distancing and personal hygiene to contain the dreadful infection from spreading.

"PM directed that we must reiterate the need to observe personal hygiene and social discipline in public places. Awareness about COVID should be disseminated widely and a continuous emphasis on preventing spread of the infection should be laid," news agency ANI quoted government sources as saying.

"PM appreciated the concerted efforts of the Centre, State and local authorities in containing the pandemic situation in Delhi. He further directed that similar approach should be adopted with other State Governments in containing the COVID-19 pandemic in entire NCR area," the sources told ANI. 

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma