Covid-19 death toll rises to 1,223, no. of cases climbs to 37,776 in India: Health ministry


The death toll due to Covid-19 rose to 1,223 and the quantity of cases climbed to 37,776 in the nation on Saturday, registering a rise of 71 deaths and a document bounce of 2,411 cases in 24 hours, in accordance to the Union well being ministry.

The quantity of energetic Covid-19 cases stood at 26,565, whereas 10,017 folks have recovered and one affected person has migrated, the ministry mentioned.

“Thus, around 26.52 per cent patients have recovered so far,” a senior well being ministry official mentioned.

The whole quantity of cases contains 111 overseas nationals.

A complete of 71 deaths have been reported since Friday night — 26 from Maharashtra, 22 from Gujarat, eight from Madhya Pradesh, 4 from Rajasthan, three from Karnataka, two every from Delhi and Uttar Pradesh and one every from Bihar, Haryana, Punjab and Tamil Nadu.

Of the 1,223 deaths, Maharashtra accounts for the utmost with 485 fatalities, adopted by Gujarat (236), Madhya Pradesh (145), Rajasthan (62), Delhi (61), Uttar Pradesh (43) and West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh at 33 every.

The death toll reached 28 in Tamil Nadu, 26 in Telangana, whereas Karantaka has reported 25 fatalities due to the illness.

Punjab has registered 20 Covid-19 deaths, Jammu and Kashmir eight, Kerala and Haryana have reported 4 deaths every, and Jharkhand and Bihar have recorded three Covid-19 deaths every.

Meghalaya, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha and Assam have reported a fatality every, in accordance to the ministry information.

According to the well being ministry information up to date in the night, the best quantity of confirmed cases in the nation is from Maharashtra at 11,506, adopted by Gujarat (4,721), Delhi (3,738), Madhya Pradesh (2,719), Rajasthan (2,666), Tamil Nadu (2,526) and Uttar Pradesh (2,455).

The quantity of Covid-19 cases has gone up to 1,525 in Andhra Pradesh and 1,057 in Telangana.

It has risen to 795 in West Bengal, 772 in Punjab, 639 in Jammu and Kashmir, 598 in Karnataka, 498 in Kerala and 471 in Bihar.

Haryana has reported 360 coronavirus cases, whereas Odisha has 154 cases. A complete of 111 folks have been contaminated with the virus in Jharkhand and 88 in Chandigarh.

Uttarakhand has reported 58 cases, Assam and Chhattisgarh have 43 cases every, whereas Himachal Pradesh has registered 40 cases up to now.

Thirty-three Covid-19 cases have been reported from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, whereas Ladakh has recorded 22 cases of the an infection.

Meghalaya has reported 12 cases, Puducherry eight whereas Goa has seven Covid-19 cases.

Manipur and Tripura have two cases every, whereas Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh have reported a case every.

“Our figures are being reconciled with the ICMR,” the ministry mentioned on its web site, including, “179 cases are being assigned to states for contact tracing.”

Statewise distribution is topic to additional verification and reconciliation, it mentioned.

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