The confirmed coronavirus positive cases in India now stands at 2,301 including 156 cured/discharged, 56 deaths and 1 migrated, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare confirmed Friday morning. Out of these, 2088 are active COVID-19 cases, while 156 people have recovered or discharged from the hospital. Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Maharashtra are among the places to report fresh cases. Maharashtra is the worst-hit among Indian states where 335 coronavirus positive cases have been reported so far. Tamil Nadu has so far recorded 309 coronavirus positive cases, a sudden surge after the religious gathering in Delhi's Nizamuddin.
In a data updated at 09.00 hours on Friday, out of 235 new coronavirus cases, 67 cases were emerged in the national capital. The number of cases in Delhi has gone up to 219. Some places were identified as hotspots across the country. These are Dilshad Garden and Nizamuddin in Delhi, Noida and Meerut in Uttar Pradesh, Bhilwara in Rajasthan, Ahmedabad, Kasargod and Pathanamthitta in Kerala, Mumbai and Pune. The identification of cases at these places will help ramp up the testing process.
The figure of 2,301 includes 55 foreign nationals.
As per the ministry's updated data at 9 am, three new virus-related deaths were reported from Maharashtra.
Thus, Maharashtra has reported the most deaths (16) so far, followed by Gujarat (7), Madhya Pradesh (6), Punjab (4), Karnataka (3), Telengana (3), West Bengal (3), Delhi (4), Jammu and Kashmir (2), Uttar Pradesh (2) and Kerala (2).
Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Bihar and Himachal Pradesh have reported one death each.
The highest number of confirmed cases of the pandemic was reported from Maharashtra at 335, followed by Tamil Nadu with 309 infections and Kerela with 286 cases so far.
The number of cases in Delhi has gone up to 219, in Rajasthan to 133 and Andhra Pradesh to 132. The cases in Karnataka have risen to 124.
Uttar Pradesh has reported 113 positive cases so far, while the cases in Telengana stand at 107. Madhya Pradesh has reported 99 cases so far, Gujarat 87 while Jammu and Kashmir has 70 positive patients so far. The number of cases has risen to 53 in West Bengal.
Punjab has reported 46 cases, while 43 COVID-19 cases have been detected in Haryana. Bihar has 24, Chandigarh has 18, Assam has 16 and Ladakh has reported 14 cases so far.
Ten cases have been reported from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Uttarakhand has reported 10 cases while Chhattisgarh has nine positive patients so far. Goa and Himachal Pradesh have have reported six coronavirus cases each. Odisha has five cases while Puducherry has three cases.
Jhakhand and Manipur have reported two cases each while Mizoram and Arunachal Pradeh have reported a case each.
"18 cases are being reassigned to states for contact tracing," the ministry said on its website.
Here is the state-wise tally of the novel coronavirus outbreak:
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Total Confirmed cases (Including 55 foreign Nationals)||Cured/Discharged/ |
|2||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||10||0||0|
|13||Jammu and Kashmir||70||3||2|
|Total number of confirmed cases in India||2301*||157||56|
|*Remaining 18 cases are being assigned to states for contact tracing|