Corona India: 4,987 new cases reported in the last 24 hours; highest single day jump in the country

Coronavirus cases in India has crossed 90,000-mark taking confirmed cases toll to 90,927 including 2,872 deaths while 34,109 have recovered, according to health ministry's data released on Sunday

Story Highlights
  • India reports highest ever spike in cases on Sunday with 4987 cases
  • India is now the 11th worst-affected country in the world with 90,927 cases and 2,872 deaths
  • Tamil Nadu becomes the 4th state after Maharashtra, Punjab, Telangana and Mizoram to extend the lockdown till 31st may

The spread of novel coronavirus in India has substantially escalated in the past few days with an average of 3600 new cases of covid_19 per day. After the first confirmed case was reported on January 30 in Kerala, the pandemic has expanded its territory across the country with the number of infected people tops 90,000 mark on Sunday.

The total tally of coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 90,927 while the death toll has shot up to 2,872, according to Health Ministry today morning. In past 24 hours, 4,987 new cases, the highest one-day jump, and 120 deaths were reported and 3,956 are said to be recovered. The number of active coronavirus cases in the country stood at 53,946 while 34,108 have recovered.

On Saturday night, the total number of cases registered in Gujarat stood at 10,989, behind Maharashtra’ s 30,706 and ahead of Tamil Nadu’s 10,585 — the two other states with over 10,000 cases, making it the second worst hit state after Maharashtra.

States with the most number of Coronavirus cases in India :  

Sr.No.StatesConfirmed CasesActive CasesDeaths
3Tamil Nadu10,5856,97374
6Madhya Pradesh4,7892,231243
7Uttar Pradesh4,2581,713104
8West Bengal2,5761,472232
9Andhra Pradesh2,35595349

Meanwhile, Globally, more than 4,650,793 people are reported to have been infected by the novel coronavirus while 312,115 have died, according to John Hopskins University

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