7,466 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs, highest single-day spike, take India tally to 1,65,799; death toll at 4,700 | Check state-wise list here
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: With 7,466 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, biggest single-day spike, the coronavirus tally in India crossed the 1.65 lakh mark, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare while adding that 175 fatalities were reported during the same period.
According to the latest data available at the Health Ministry website, the highly contagious coronavirus has affected 1,65,799 people and claimed the lives of 4,706 in India so far. As per the Health Ministry data, there are 89,987 active COVID-19 cases in India while the recovery rate has improved to 42.88 per cent as 71,106 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals.
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May 29, 2020
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state in India with nearly 60,000 COVID-19 cases and almost 2,000 fatalities. Tamil Nadu is second on the list with over 19,000 cases and 145 casualties while Delhi is third with more than 16,000 coronavirus cases and over 300 deaths. Gujarat has slipped to the fourth spot has reported more than 15,000 COVID-19 cases and 960 deaths.
Here's the state-wise report on coronavirus pandemic in India:
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Total Confirmed cases||Cured/Discharged/Migrated||Deaths|
|1||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||33||33||0|
|8||Dadar Nagar Haveli||2||0||0|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||2036||859||27|
|Cases being reassigned to states||4673|
Amid the alarming spike in the number of coronavirus cases, the government has said that India has acted as the "pharmacy of the world" and healthcare supplier to all parts of the globe in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The government said that India has the ability to be a bridge between the developed and developing world and facilitating a two-way flow of information, products and expertise.
"India has acted as the pharmacy of the world and healthcare supplier to all parts of the globe. India has the ability to be a bridge between the developed and developing world and facilitating a two-way flow of information, products and expertise. There is growing interest in yoga and ayurveda," the government said.
Posted By: Aalok Sensharma