New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: India on Tuesday reported a rise of 9,987 coronavirus cases in last 24 hours, highest single-day spike ever, taking the nationwide toll to 2,66,598, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. According to the Health Ministry, 331 fatalities were reported during the same period, taking the death toll 7,466. 

The Health Ministry also said that there are 1,29,917 active coronavirus cases in India while 1,29,215 people have been cured and discharged from hospitals, taking the recovery rate to 48.46 per cent.

Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state in India with 88,528 COVID-19 cases and 3,169 deaths while Tamil Nadu is second the list with 33,229 cases and 286 fatalities. The national capital Delhi has reported 29,943 cases and 874 deaths while Gujarat has reported 20,545 cases and 1,280 fatalities.  

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

S. No. Name of State / UT Active Case Cured/Discharged/Migrated Deaths Total Confirmed cases
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 0 33 0 33
2 Andhra Pradesh 2031 2745 75 4851
3 Arunachal Pradesh 50 1 0 51
4 Assam 2107 665 4 2776
5 Bihar 2672 2499 31 5202
6 Chandigarh 39 273 5 317
7 Chhattisgarh 848 308 4 1160
8 Dadar Nagar Haveli 20 2 0 22
9 Delhi 17712 11357 874 29943
10 Goa 263 67 0 330
11 Gujarat 5309 13956 1280 20545
12 Haryana 2681 2134 39 4854
13 Himachal Pradesh 189 227 5 421
14 Jammu and Kashmir 2916 1324 45 4285
15 Jharkhand 730 519 7 1256
16 Karnataka 3177 2519 64 5760
17 Kerala 1175 814 16 2005
18 Ladakh 50 52 1 103
19 Madhya Pradesh 2688 6536 414 9638
20 Maharashtra 44384 40975 3169 88528
21 Manipur 214 58 0 272
22 Meghalaya 22 13 1 36
23 Mizoram 41 1 0 42
24 Nagaland 115 8 0 123
25 Odisha 992 1993 9 2994
26 Puducherry 75 52 0 127
27 Punjab 482 2128 53 2663
28 Rajasthan 2513 8004 246 10763
29 Sikkim 7 0 0 7
30 Tamil Nadu 15416 17527 286 33229
31 Telengana 1803 1710 137 3650
32 Tripura 646 192 0 838
33 Uttarakhand 684 714 13 1411
34 Uttar Pradesh 4320 6344 283 10947
35 West Bengal 4743 3465 405 8613
  Cases being reassigned to states 8803     8803
  Total 129917 129215 7466 266598

This comes a day after restaurants, malls and places of worship reopened on Monday in various parts of the country under a phased exit from the COVID-19 lockdown.

While India is the world's fifth most affected nation by COVID-19 in terms of total number of confirmed cases after the US, Brazil, Russia and the UK, Mumbai's tally itself is bigger than those of South Africa, Netherlands, Sweden, UAE, Singapore, Portugal, Indonesia, Switzerland, Ukraine, Poland, Japan, Austria, Denmark, South Korea, Malaysia, Australia, Finland and many other countries.

Globally, over 4 lakh people have died and more than 70 lakh have tested positive for the virus ever since its emergence in China last December. More than 31 lakh have recovered too, including nearly 1.25 lakh in India, making it one of the top-ten countries for recoveries from this infectious disease, according to a real-time coronavirus tracker maintained by Johns Hopkins University.

(With PTI inputs)

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma