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India records 3,92,488 new COVID positive cases; 3,689 daily deaths

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1, 59,92,271, while the case fatality rate has further dropped to 1.10 per cent.

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New Delhi Updated on: May 02, 2021 10:27 IST
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A record 3,689 daily COVID-19 fatalities pushed India’s death toll to 2,15,542, while the infection count reached 1,95,57,457 with 3,92,488 more people being confirmed positive for the disease, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday. The active cases have crossed the 33-lakh mark, the data updated at 8 am showed. 

Registering a steady increase, the active cases have increased to 33,49,644, comprising 17.13 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further dropped to 81.77 per cent.

Name of State / UT Active Cases* Cured/Discharged/Migrated* Deaths**
Total Change since yesterday Cumulative Change since yesterday Cumulative Change since yesterday
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 205 24 5773 72 68 1
2 Andhra Pradesh 130752 7772 982297 11579 8053 61
3 Arunachal Pradesh 1387 161 17190 56 59  
4 Assam 26374 1201 228872 2229 1330 23
5 Bihar 108203 2802 373261 10905 2642 82
6 Chandigarh 7222 316 35735 472 489 11
7 Chhattisgarh 121099 2141 614693 13532 8810 229
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 1867 66 5841 274 4  
9 Delhi 96747 2614 1061246 27421 16559 412
10 Goa 23884 939 68249 1310 1222 54
11 Gujarat 145139 3093 429130 10582 7355 172
12 Haryana 102516 4954 394709 8509 4341 125
13 Himachal Pradesh 19928 1503 80585 1220 1525 28
14 Jammu and Kashmir 30343 1984 147242 1801 2330 47
15 Jharkhand 58437 721 178468 5433 2829 169
16 Karnataka 405088 22378 1143250 18341 15794 271
17 Kerala 324169 20095 1277294 15493 5356 48
18 Ladakh 1400 50 12542 166 144 1
19 Lakshadweep 1438 114 1481 42 4  
20 Madhya Pradesh 88511 2285 481477 14562 5718 102
21 Maharashtra 665837 1154 3930302 61326 69615 802
22 Manipur 1652 235 29843 79 410 5
23 Meghalaya 1659 67 15275 192 174 3
24 Mizoram 1299 220 4985 59 15  
25 Nagaland 1353 92 12674 63 107 3
26 Odisha 61505 4768 391048 5634 2054 11
27 Puducherry 10263 744 48921 623 817 12
28 Punjab 58229 2431 310601 4448 9160 138
29 Rajasthan 182301 5816 428953 11676 4399 160
30 Sikkim 1647 215 6416 43 148 1
31 Tamil Nadu 117405 2277 1054746 17164 14193 147
32 Telangana 80695 1807 367727 5567 2368 56
33 Tripura 1471 205 33720 41 398 1
34 Uttarakhand 51127 1635 132156 3751 2731 107
35 Uttar Pradesh 301833 8950 967797 38826 12874 304
36 West Bengal 116659 3035 717772 14374 11447 103
Total# 3349644 80934 15992271 307865 215542 3689

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1, 59,92,271, while the case fatality rate has further dropped to 1.10 per cent, the data stated.

India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

The country crossed the grim milestone of 1.50 crore on April 19.

According to ICMR, 29,01,42,339 samples have been tested up to May 1 with 18,04,954 samples being tested on Saturday.

The 3,689 new fatalities included 802 from Maharashtra, 412 from Delhi, 304 from Uttar Pradesh, 271 from Karnataka, 229 from Chhattisgarh, 172 from Gujarat, 169 from Jharkhand,160 from Rajasthan, 147 from Tamil Nadu, 138 from Punjab,125 from Haryana, 107 from Uttarakhand, 103 from West Bengal and 102 from Madhya Pradesh.

A total of 2,15,542 deaths have been reported so far in the country including 69,615 from Maharashtra, 16,559 from Delhi,15,794 from Karnataka, 14,193 from Tamil Nadu, 12,874 from Uttar Pradesh, 11,447 from West Bengal, 9,160 from Punjab and 8,810 from Chhattisgarh.

The health ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

"Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of Medical Research," the ministry said on its website, adding state-wise distribution of figures is subject to further verification and reconciliation. 

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