India’s tally of coronavirus cases surges past 42,500; death toll climbs to 1,373
India registered a jump of 72 deaths and 2,553 cases in the last 24 hours, ending Monday morning, as the number of coronavirus-related fatalities rose to 1,373.
According to the Union health ministry, the total coronavirus cases in India climbed to 42,533 on Monday morning.
The number of active coronavirus cases in India stood at 29,453, while 11,707 people have recovered and one patient migrated, the ministry said. The total number also includes 111 foreign nationals.
At 548, Maharashtra accounts for the maximum of the nationwide deaths due to coronavirus. Gujarat comes second with 290 deaths, followed by Madhya Pradesh 156, Rajasthan 71, Delhi 64, Uttar Pradesh 43, and West Bengal 35.
According to the health ministry data updated on Monday evening, the highest number of confirmed cases in the country is from Maharashtra at 12,974, followed by Gujarat at 5,428, Delhi 4,549, Madhya Pradesh 2,846, Rajasthan 2,886, Tamil Nadu 3,023 and Uttar Pradesh 2,645.
The number of coronavirus cases has gone up to 1,583 in Andhra Pradesh and 1,082 in Telangana. It has risen to 963 in West Bengal, 1,102 in Punjab, 701 in Jammu and Kashmir, 614 in Karnataka, 500 in Kerala and 503 in Bihar.
Haryana has reported 442 coronavirus cases, while Odisha has 162 cases. A total of 115 people have been infected with the virus in Jharkhand and 94 in Chandigarh. Uttarakhand has reported 60 cases, Chhattisgarh 57 and Assam 43 cases. Ladakh has registered 41 cases and Himachal Pradesh 40 so far.
33 Covid-19 cases have been reported from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Meghalaya has reported 12 cases, Puducherry eight, while Goa has seven Covid-19 cases.
Tripura has registered 16 cases, while Manipur has two cases. Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh have reported a case each.