New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: With a surge of 6,088 new infections, India on Friday recorded highest single day spike in the coronavirus cases, taking the total toll of positive COVID-19 patients to 1,18,447. This is the highest number of cases ever recorded in the country in a span of 24-hours. The death toll also reached 3,583 in the country with a surge of 148 fatalities in 24-hours.

Out of the total 1,18,447 cases, 66,330 are active coronavirus cases, while 48,533 patients have been cured and discharged from the hospitals across the country. 

Maximum number of cases recorded in India were in Maharashtra, where the total tally of COVID-19 patients crossed 41,000-mark and reached 41,642, whuile the death toll in the state rose to 1,454. Following Maharashtra, the southern state of Tamil Nadu remains on the second spot with 13,967 positive cases and 94 deaths. 

Meanwhile, Gujarat with 12,905 cases and 773 COVID-19 fatalities remains to be the third most affected Indian state. Whereas the national capital, Delhi, with 11,659 cases 194 deaths is on the fourth spot. 

Here is the state-wise list of coronavirus cases and deaths in the country:

S. No. Name of State / UT Total Confirmed cases* Cured/Discharged/Migrated Deaths**
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 33 33 0
2 Andhra Pradesh 2647 1709 53
3 Arunachal Pradesh 1 1 0
4 Assam 203 54 4
5 Bihar 1982 593 11
6 Chandigarh 217 139 3
7 Chhattisgarh 128 59 0
8 Dadar Nagar Haveli 1 0 0
9 Delhi 11659 5567 194
10 Goa 52 7 0
11 Gujarat 12905 5488 773
12 Haryana 1031 681 15
13 Himachal Pradesh 152 59 3
14 Jammu and Kashmir 1449 684 20
15 Jharkhand 290 129 3
16 Karnataka 1605 571 41
17 Kerala 690 510 4
18 Ladakh 44 43 0
19 Madhya Pradesh 5981 2843 270
20 Maharashtra 41642 11726 1454
21 Manipur 25 2 0
22 Meghalaya 14 12 1
23 Mizoram 1 1 0
24 Odisha 1103 393 7
25 Puducherry 20 10 0#
26 Punjab 2028 1819 39
27 Rajasthan 6227 3485 151
28 Tamil Nadu 13967 6282 94
29 Telengana 1699 1035 45
30 Tripura 173 148 0
31 Uttarakhand 146 54 1
32 Uttar Pradesh 5515 3204 138
33 West Bengal 3197 1193 259
  Cases being reassigned to states 1620    
  Total# 118447 48534 3583


However, despite the sharp increase in number of cases, the Health Ministry is boasting about the low mortality rate in the country and credited the efforts of timely identification of positive cases and proper clinical management for the low mortality rate of COVID-19 cases in the country, which stood at 3.06 as against the 6.65 global rate. 

"The case mortality rate in India is 3.06 per cent, which is much lesser in comparison to the global case mortality rate of 6.65 pc. This brings into focus our efforts towards timely case identification and proper clinical management of the cases," the ministry said in its statement.

Posted By: Talib Khan