In biggest single-day spike, India records 6,088 COVID-19 cases; coronavirus tally reaches 118447

Last Updated: Thursday, May 21, 2020, 22:27
In biggest single-day spike, India records 6,088 COVID-19 cases; coronavirus tally reaches 118447
India`s COVID-19 tally reached 1,18,447 lakh on May 22, Friday. According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the country has 66,330 active cases. At least 148 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total fatality count to 3,583. 48,534 coronavirus patients have been cured/discharged/migrated.In the biggest single-day spike, India recorded 6,088 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, as per the Union health ministry`s latest figures.The highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country are from Maharashtra at 41,642, followed by Gujarat at 12,905, Tamil Nadu at 13,967, Delhi at 11,569.In Rajasthan, the Covid-19 cases climbed to 6,227, followed by Madhya Pradesh which has 5,981 cases and Uttar Pradesh 5,515 cases so far.States and Union Territories that have reported more than 1,000 cases are West Bengal (3,197), Andhra Pradesh (2,647), Punjab (2,028), and Karnataka (1,605), Telangana (1,669), Bihar (1,982) and Jammu and Kashmir (1,449)
According to the Union Health Ministry data, Odisha recorded 1,103 cases, Haryana (1,031), Kerala (690), Jharkhand (290), Chandigarh (217), Assam (203), Tripura (173), Himachal Pradesh (152), and Uttarakhand (146). Of the total 2,872 fatalities, Maharashtra tops the tally with 1,454 fatalities, Gujarat comes second with 773 deaths, followed by Madhya Pradesh at 270, West Bengal at 259, Delhi at 194, Rajasthan at 151, Uttar Pradesh at 138, Tamil Nadu at 44 and Andhra Pradesh at 53.Andaman and Nicobar Islands has reported 33 cases and notably, all have been cured/discharged.Goa has reported 52 COVID-19 cases, while Manipur and Meghalaya have registered 25 and 14 COVID-19 cases respectively. 20 people are infected with the deadly virus in Puducherry.Manipur has seven cases. Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Dadar and Nagar Haveli have reported a case each till howThe health ministry on Thursday said that mortality rate remained less than half of global average in India.
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