COVID-19 cases hit 23,000 mark in India, 718 deaths, 4,748 recovered
New Delhi: The Novel Coronavirus cases in India crossed the 23,000 mark today morning. According to government data, the total number of cases is 23,077, with 32 casualties reported since last evening. The death toll mounted to 718 today morning, The active cases in the country are 17,610 presently with an increase of 921 since yesterday evening. However, as per the Health Ministry data, the number of recovered and discharged cases has increased to 4,748 across India.
Across the nation, the maximum cases and casualties have been reported in the state of Maharashtra with the number reaching 6,430 and 283 deaths. Gujarat, which is now the state with the second-highest number of COVID cases for a couple of days, has seen a rapid increase in the numbers within the last three days’ time. Here, the figure now stands at 2624 positive cases and a total of 112 deaths.
Cases in the National Capital have also increased where the number is 2376 with 50 casualties, while Rajasthan now houses a total of 1,964 cases and 27 deaths so far. Madhya Pradesh now has 1,699 cases with 83 deaths, Tamil Nadu– 1683 with 20 casualties and in Uttar Pradesh, the number stands at 1,510 with 24 deaths.
Gujarat ranks second in the list in terms of the number with 217 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases in Gujarat has risen to 2,624 and the death toll has risen to 112 with nine fresh deaths.
According to figures released by the Ministry of Health on Friday morning, the Coronavirus has spread to 32 states and the Union Territories. Maharashtra, the worst-hit state of COVID-19, saw an increase of 778 people in one day, bringing the tally to 6,430.
A total of 23,077 cases of Coronavirus, including 77 foreign patients, have been confirmed so far in different states and Centrally Administered Territories of the country.