India COVID-19 confirmed cases currently stand at 6,412 while the death toll is nearing 200-mark and the number of recovered patients is at 504, according to the Health Ministry's latest data. In the last 12 hours, the nation witnessed at least 30 fatalities while positive cases crossed 6,000 as India entered its 17th of complete lockdown. Several hotspots in the country across many districts have been sealed where positive cases of coronavirus have surfaced in order to contain the virus from further spreading.
Twenty-five deaths were reported from Maharashtra, three from Delhi and one each from Gujarat and Jharkhand. Maharashtra has reported the most coronavirus deaths at 97, followed by Gujarat at 17, Madhya Pradesh 16 and Delhi 12. Punjab and Tamil Nadu have reported eight fatalities each while Telengana has reported seven deaths. West Bengal and Karnataka have registered five deaths each. Andhra Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh have reported four deaths each while Haryana and Rajasthan have recorded three deaths each.
Two deaths have been reported from Kerala. Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha and Jharkhand reported one fatality each, according to the health ministry data. The 6,412 figure includes 71 foreign nationals. The death toll on Thursday evening was 169. However, a PTI tally of figures reported by various states as on Thursday late evening showed at least 6,640 cases and 227 deaths. There has been a lag in the Union Health Ministry figures, compared to the number of cases announced by different states, which officials attribute to procedural delays in assigning the cases to individual states.
According to the ministry's data updated in the morning, the highest number of confirmed cases in the country are from Maharashtra at 1,364, followed by Tamil Nadu at 834 and Delhi with 720 cases. The cases have gone up to 463 in Rajasthan, while they have risen to 442 in Telengana Uttar Pradesh has 410 cases so far, followed by Kerala at 357 cases. Andhra Pradesh has reported 348 coronavirus cases Novel coronavirus cases have risen to 259 in Madhya Pradesh, 241 in Gujarat, 181 in Karnataka and 169 in Haryana.
State-wise list of coronavirus cases in India
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Total Confirmed cases (Including 71 foreign Nationals)||Cured/Discharged/ |
|2||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||11||0||0|
|13||Jammu and Kashmir||158||4||4|
|Total number of confirmed cases in India||6412*||504||199|
*States wise distribution is subject to further verification and reconciliation