COVID-19 Cases In India: 11502 New Cases, 325 Deaths In Last 24 Hours
New Delhi: India saw a jump of over 11,000 novel coronavirus cases for the third consecutive day on Monday, taking the total number of infections to over 3.32 lakh, while the toll rose to 9,520 with 325 more deaths, the Health Ministry said.
There are 1,53,106 active cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), while 1,69,797 people have recovered and a patient has migrated, according to the ministry data updated in the morning.
#COVID19 India Update
India reports 11,502 new #coronavirus cases & 325 deaths in last 24 hours. Total confirmed cases in the country rise to 332424 with 153106 active cases, 169798 cured/discharged/migrated & 9520 deaths
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A total of 325 people died during the same time taking the toll to 9,520 so far since the first case was reported on January 30, the Health Ministry data said.
For the seventh consecutive day, the number of recoveries (1,69,797) remained higher than the active ones (1,53,106).
Maharashtra remained the worst-hit state in the country with total cases crossing the one lakh mark — 1,07,958 cases, including 3,950 deaths. Maharashtra witnessed a spike of 3,390 cases in last 24 hours with 120 fatalities.
It is followed by Tamil Nadu with 44,661 cases and the national capital with 41,182 Covid-19 cases.
Delhi witnessed a growth of 2,224 cases in last 24 hours with 56 deaths taking the total number of fatalities in the national capital to 1,327.
States with more than 10,000 cases include Gujarat with 23,544 cases and 1,477 deaths, Uttar Pradesh (13,615), Rajasthan (12,694), Madhya Pradesh (10,802) and West Bengal (11,087).
The overall number of global COVID-19 cases was nearing 7.9 million, while the death toll has surged to over 4,32,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
As of Monday morning, the total number of cases stood at 78,93,700, while the fatalities stood at 4,32,922, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
With 20,93,508 cases and 1,15,732 deaths, the US continues with the world’s highest number of COVID-19 infections and fatalities, according to the CSSE.
(With Agency Inputs)