Corona India: Crosses 2.5 lakh mark; Maharashtra surpasses China’s tally

Meanwhile, Chhattisgarh has crossed the 1000 mark by registering over 1078 cases till Sunday night. Chhattisgarh is the 21st state to reach this grim milestone

Story Highlights
  • The death toll in India due to coronavirus has crossed the mark of 7000
  • Gujarat was the second state after Maharashtra to record over 1,000 fatalities

INDIA: The increasing cases of coronavirus have threatened humanity. The pandemic has provided extreme results and the economy of the world has nearly crashed down. The reports of the rapid increase of the coronavirus cases have baffled the doctors and scientists all around the world.

India witnessed another huge spike in daily coronavirus count with 9,983 cases in last 24 hours. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country zoomed to 256,611. Coronavirus claimed 206 lives in last 24 hours. The death toll in India rose to 7,135.

There were 125,381 active coronavirus patients in the country. On the brighter side, at least 1.24 lakh people were recovered from the disease.

If India surpassed Italy, then Maharashtra has alone surpassed the total tally of China on Sunday after reporting 3,007 fresh coronavirus cases in last 24 hours. Maharashtra’s total tally stands at 85975 . Currently, the state has 43601 active cases and 39314 has recovered from the disease. Meanwhile 3060 people have succumbed to this virus.

Tamil Nadu saw its biggest rise in daily count on Sunday as 1,515 people had tested positive for the virus. The total number of COVID-19 patients in the state stood at 31,667.

Ahemdabad, Gujarat was the second district after Mumbai to record over 1,000 fatalities. Gujarat’s COVID-19 count surged past 20,000 on Sunday.

Delhi continued to add over 1,300 cases even on Sunday. The total number of coronavirus cases in the national capital rose to 27,654. There were 16,229 active coronavirus patients in Delhi, second highest in India after Maharashtra.

West Bengal has reported 4488 active cases. Amongst 8187 of total cases, death cases are amounted to be 396 and cured cases are to be 3303. 

Meanwhile, Chhattisgarh, the state which showed a great response fighting covid19 in the initial days has now succumbed to the virus. As on Sunday, Chhattisgarh surpassed the mark of 1000 coronavirus cases after recording 81 fresh cases in 24 hours. As many as 4 deaths has been registered in the state.

The first coronavirus case in India was reported in India on January 30. It took 74 days for COVID-19 infections to rise from one to 10,000, 64 days to rise from 10,000 to 1,00,000, 15 days to rise from 1,00,000 to 2,00,000. The country added 50,000 cases in last five days.

Globally, Over 70 lakhs coronavirus cases have been recorded . The causalities from COVID-19 increased to 4.02 lakh worldwide. The United States was the worst affected by coronavirus pandemic. The US confirmed more than 19 lakh cases since the outbreak. Coronavirus killed 1.10 lakh people in America alone. India reported the fifth highest coronavirus cases in the world.

State/UTs wise status across the country:

S. No.Name of State / UTTotal Confirmed casesActive CasesDeaths
2Tamil Nadu3166714399269
6Uttar Pradesh105364076275
7Madhya Pradesh94012658412
8West Bengal81874488396
11Andhra Pradesh4708195175
13Jammu and Kashmir4087283041
23Himachal Pradesh4131845
30Arunachal Pradesh51500
33Andaman and Nicobar Islands3300
34Dadar Nagar Haveli20180

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