Health Ministry said there were 44,029 active coronavirus cases in India while 20,916 have recovered
The death toll in India from coronavirus-related complications has gone past 2,200
The total number of coronavirus cases in India today crossed the 67,000 mark today after 4,213 fresh covid-19 infections and 97 deaths were reported in past 24 hours. The Health Ministry said that the total number of coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 67,152 while the death toll due to coronavirus-related complications went up to 2,206. Health ministry figures also show that 20,916 have been cured/discharged, indicating that there are 44,029 active coronavirus patients in the country.
Tamil Nadu has reported highest number of cases after Maharashtra and Gujarat.
Maharashtra (22,171 cases), Gujarat (8194), Tamil Nadu (7204) and Delhi (6923) are among the worst affected states.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan last week said that the daily Covid-19 testing capacity in the country has been ramped up to 95,000. The union government is sending central teams to 10 states including Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi to assist the state governments in managing the outbreak of the disease.
Here is total coronavirus cases in India, state-wise
World over, over 41 lakh people have tested positive for coronavirus since its emergence in China last December and 2.82 lakh people have lost their life, show latest data from Johns Hopkins University. With 13.3 lakh cases and over 79,000 deaths, the US remains the worst affected country.
The UK has reported 2.2 lakh Covid-19 cases with nearly 32,000 deaths while Spain 2.24 lakh cases with 26,621 deaths. (With Agency Inputs)