New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: India's coronavirus tally on Monday corssed the 8.78 lakh-mark after the country reported its biggest single-day spike of 28,701 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, adding that 500 fatalities were reported during the same period.

According to the information available at the Union Health Ministry Website, the novel coronavirus has affected 8,78,254 while 23,174 have lost their lives to the deadly infection. As per the Health Ministry, there are 3,01,609 active coronavirus cases in India. Meanwhile, the recovery rate in the country is 63.01 per cent as 5,53,471 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals.

As per the Health Ministry data, Maharashtra is the worst affected state in India with 2.54 lakh coronavirus cases and more than 10,000 deaths while Tamil Nadu is the second worst-hit state with 1.38 lakh COVID-19 and nearly 2,000 fatalities. The coronavirus cases in the national capital Delhi stands at 1.12 lakh while the death toll is 3,371. 

Meanwhile, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Monday said that 1,18,06,256 samples were tested for COVID19 till July 12, adding that 2,19,103 samples were tested on Sunday.

The coronavirus cases in India are rising at ana alarming rate. With over 8.74 lakh coronavirus cases, India is the third worst affected country in the world after Brazil and the United States. India had entered the list of top ten worst affected countries by coronavirus on May 24 and in just 40 days, the country became the third worst-hit nation in the world.

The government, however, has asserted that the situation in India is under control, appealing people to take precautions. Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also reviewed the pandemic in India and directed the officials to maintain social distancing and personal hygiene to contain the dreadful infection from spreading.

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 70 93 0 163
Andhra Pradesh 13428 15412 328 29168
Arunachal Pradesh 219 138 2 359
Assam 5610 10426 35 16071
Bihar 5001 11498 143 16642
Chandigarh 134 417 8 559
Chhattisgarh 887 3153 19 4059
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 234 245 0 479
Delhi 19155 89968 3371 112494
Goa 952 1487 14 2453
Gujarat 10613 29162 2045 41820
Haryana 4956 15983 301 21240
Himachal Pradesh 273 929 11 1213
Jammu and Kashmir 4355 5979 179 10513
Jharkhand 1418 2308 30 3756
Karnataka 22750 15409 684 38843
Kerala 3747 4095 31 7873
Ladakh 157 928 1 1086
Madhya Pradesh 4103 12876 653 17632
Maharashtra 103813 140325 10289 254427
Manipur 713 896 0 1609
Meghalaya 238 66 2 306
Mizoram 81 150 0 231
Nagaland 447 327 0 774
Odisha 4307 8750 64 13121
Puducherry 661 739 18 1418
Punjab 2230 5392 199 7821
Rajasthan 5779 18103 510 24392
Sikkim 72 81 0 153
Tamil Nadu 46972 89532 1966 138470
Telangana 11833 22482 356 34671
Tripura 631 1421 2 2054
Uttarakhand 704 2786 47 3537
Uttar Pradesh 12208 23334 934 36476
West Bengal 10500 18581 932 30013
Cases being reassigned to states 2358     2358
Total 301609 553471 23174 878254

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma