In Maharashtra, the Covid-19 cases climbed to 25,922 with 975 deaths, the state has remained the worst-hit ever since the outbreak of the virus in India.
New Delhi: Medics prepare to collect samples for swab tests from a COVID-19 mobile testing van, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Ramakrishna Mission area in New Delhi, Saturday, May 2, 2020. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist)
New Delhi: India on Thursday witnessed a sharp spike of 3,722 new Coronavirus cases in last 24 hours taking the countrywide tally near 80,000 mark. While, 134 fresh deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours. Total positive cases in the country is now at 78003, including 49219 active cases, 26235 cured/discharged/migrated cases and 2549 deaths, health ministry has stated.
The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 49,219 while 26,234 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, it said.
“Thus, around 33.63 per cent patients have recovered so far,” a senior health ministry official said.
Worst hit states:
In Maharashtra, the Covid-19 cases climbed to 25,922 followed by Gujarat that has 9,267 cases and Tamil Nadu has reported 9,227 cases so far. At least 7,998 people in the national capital have been infected with the highly contagious coronavirus.
Of the 2,549 fatalities, Maharashtra tops tally with 975 fatalities, Gujarat comes second with 566 deaths, followed by Madhya Pradesh at 232, West Bengal at 207, Rajasthan at 121, Delhi at 106, Uttar Pradesh at 83,Tamil Nadu at 64 and Andhra Pradesh at 47.
You can check the statewise data in the tracker below:
The number of COVID-19 cases has gone up to 2,290 in West Bengal, 2,137 in Andhra Pradesh and 1,924 in Punjab.
It has risen to 1,367 in Telangana, 971 in Jammu and Kashmir, 959 in Karnataka, 940 in Bihar and 793 in Haryana.
Kerala has reported 534 coronavirus cases so far, while Odisha has 538 cases. A total of 187 people have been infected with the virus in Chandigarh and 173 in Jharkhand.
Tripura has reported 155 cases, Assam has 80 cases, Uttarakhand has 72, Himachal Pradesh has 66 cases, Chhattisgarh has 59 and Ladakh has registered 43 cases so far.