India's COVID-19 count touches new records of 9,987 cases and 331 deaths in last 24 hours | Check state-wise list here
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|
|8||Dadar Nagar Haveli||20||2||0||22|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||2916||1324||45||4285|
|Cases being reassigned to states||8803||8803|
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