Record 8,380 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours take India's tally to 1.82 lakh, death toll crosses 5,000-mark | Check state-wise list here
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: India on Sunday reported the 8,380 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours, biggest single-day spike ever, taking the COVID-19 tally to 1.82 lakh in the country, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The Union Health Ministry further said that 193 deaths were reported during the same period.
According to the latest informationa available at the Health Ministry website, the deadly coronavirus has affected 1,82,143 people and claimed the lives of 5,164 in India so far. There are 89,995 active coronavirus cases in India, said the Health Ministry.
Meanwhile, the recovery rate in India stands at 47.75 per cent as 86,984 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals, said the Union Health Ministry.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-state in India with over 65,000 cases and nearly 2,200 fatalities while Tamil Nadu is on second place with over 21,000 cases and 160 deaths. Delhi is at the third spot with more than 18,500 cases and over 400 deaths while Gujarat is at the fourth spot with over 16,000 cases and more than 1,000 coronavirus cases.
Here's the statew-wise report on coronavirus pandemic in India:
|Name of State / UT||Active Cases||Cured/Discharged/Migrated||Deaths||Total Confirmed cases|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||0||33||0||33|
|Dadar Nagar Haveli||2||0||0||2|
|Jammu and Kashmir||1405||908||28||2341|
|Cases being reassigned to states||5491||5491|
This comes a day after the Centre issued guidelines for the phase-wise upliftment of the coronavirus-induced lockdown. It, however, said that the lockdown will continue in containment zones across the country.
While announcing the extension of the lockdown in containment zones across the country, the Union Home Ministry said temples, mosques, churches and other religious places and shopping malls will be allowed to open in a phased manner from June 8 while a decision on opening of schools and colleges will be taken in July in consultation with the states.
The home ministry asked the union health ministry to issue standard operating protocols for the sectors which were allowed to open after consulting other ministries, departments and other stakeholders to ensure social distancing and to contain the spread of COVID-19.
(With PTI inputs)
Posted By: Aalok Sensharma