With around 601 fresh cases of the deadly coronavirus reported in the last 12 hours, India recorded its highest spike so far on Saturday morning, pushing the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 2,902. According to the latest update published by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the figures reflected 2,650 active cases, 181 cured/discharged patients while 68 were reported dead.
The updated numbers show Maharashtra at the top with cases 490 and 20 deaths while 50 patients among these were either cured, discharged or migrated. Following Maharashtra is the southern state of Tamil Nadu which has 411 confirmed COVID-19 cases including one death and six who either migrated/cured or were discharged. Kerala too has 295 cases while Delhi has reported 6 deaths of the total 386 cases.
Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha, Puducherry, Manipur, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh were among those states/union territories that have recorded coronavirus cases in single-digit so far. India is on the eleventh day of the 21-day lockdown, slated to end on April 14.
Meanwhile, globally, coronavirus cases crossed the one million mark while the death toll stood at 58000.
Check COVID-19 Statewise Status
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Total Confirmed cases (Including 57 foreign Nationals)||Cured/Discharged/ |
|2||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||10||0||0|
|13||Jammu and Kashmir||75||3||2|
|Total number of confirmed cases in India||2902||184||68|