Coronavirus update: Covid19 cases in India rise to near 20000. State-wise status

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With 1,383 fresh coronavirus cases reported in India in past 24 hours, the total number of cases in India has gone up to 19,984, according to the latest data from Ministry of Health. The death toll from Covid-19 has risen to 640 after 50 casualties were reported in 24 hours. And at present, there are 15,474 active coronavirus patients in the country. Health Ministry data showed that 3869 people who had been infected with conoravirus have recovered.

Maharashtra remains the worst affected state with 5,218 cases and 251 casualties. The other states that have seen the most number of cases include Gujarat (2,178), Delhi (2,156), Tamil Nadu (1,596), Rajasthan (1,659), Madhya Pradesh (1,552), Uttar Pradesh (1294) and Telangana (928).

Here is the state-wise coronavirus cases in India:

Andaman and Nicobar Islands – 16

Andhra Pradesh – 757

Arunachal Pradesh – 1

Assam – 35

Bihar – 126

Chandigarh – 37

Chhattisgarh – 36

Delhi – 2156

Goa – 7

Gujarat – 2178

Haryana – 254

Himachal Pradesh – 39

Jammu and Kashmir – 380

Jharkhand – 45

Karnataka – 418

Kerala -427

Ladakh -18

Madhya Pradesh – 1552

Maharashtra – 5218

Manipur -2

Meghalaya – 12

Mizoram – 1

Odisha – 79

Puducherry – 7

Punjab – 245

Rajasthan – 1659

Tamil Nadu – 1596

Telangana – 928

Tripura – 2

Uttarakhand – 46

Uttar Pradesh – 1294

West Bengal – 423

As of Tuesday, about 4.5 lakh samples for COVID-19 infection had been tested, a top official of ICMR said.

India’s apex medical research body Indian Council of Medical Research on Tuesday advised states to stop using the rapid antibody test kits for next two days till it examines their quality in the wake of complaints that they are not fully effective, Press Trust of India reported.

Across the world, the total number of coronavirus cases has crossed 25 lakh while the death toll has gone above 1.77 lakh, according to latest figures from Johns Hopkins University. In US, coronavirus deaths topped 45,000 while the total number of cases went past 8.2 lakh.

The United States has by far the world’s largest number of confirmed coronavirus cases at over 8.2 lakh, almost four times as many as Spain, the country with the second-highest number.

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