Coronavirus Update: India's Covid-19 cases near 19,000-mark, death toll at 603. State-wise numbers

According to the latest figures from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the number of novel coronavirus cases in India increased to 1,329 in the last 24 hours, with the total number of Kovid-19 cases increasing to 18,985 on Tuesday. With this, the country has recorded 603 deaths due to the outbreak after 44 deaths since yesterday.



As of now, there are 15,112 active cases in India. The ministry said that there are also 77 foreign nationals who are affected by the virus.

In addition, there are at least 3,259 patients who have been discharged or recovered from a highly contagious disease and have migrated from a country.

Love Agarwal of the Ministry of Health said that at least 3,252 people recovered from the infection on Tuesday morning, showing that the recovery rate had risen to more than 17.47%, with more than 14.75% improvement on Monday.

Aggarwal also said, "61 additional districts from 23 states / UTs have not reported any new cases in the last 14 days. 4 new districts have been included in the list - Latur, Osmanabad, Hingoli and Maharashtra Washim. "

The head of epidemiology and communicable diseases in the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Dr. Raman R. Gangakhedkar said on Tuesday that 4,49,810 trials for COVID-19 have been conducted in India so far. Of these, 35,852 samples were tested on Monday.

The ICMR also advised all states not to use the new rapid antibody test for Covid-19 for two days and said it would investigate the problem of defective kits.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra remained the worst-hit state, surpassing the 4,600 mark in cases of coronovirus. The total number of cases in the state rose to 4,669 with 232 deaths. Mumbai had the highest number of cases with more than 3,000 positive Kovid-19 patients.

According to the latest figures, Maharashtra was followed by Delhi, which is over 2,000 points with 2,081 cases and 47 deaths. Gujarat is the latest in the list after Delhi and can cross the 2,000-mark as well. Other states that have crossed 1,500 in number of coronovirus cases in descending order are Rajshatan, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

According to the recorded deaths, apart from Maharashtra and Delhi, the other most affected states are Madhya Pradesh (76), Gujarat (77), Telangana (23), Andhra Pradesh (22), Uttar Pradesh (20), Punjab (16). . , Karnataka (17), Tamil Nadu (17), Rajasthan (25), West Bengal (12), Jammu and Kashmir (5), Kerala (3), Jharkhand (2), Haryana (3) and Bihar (2). Meghalaya, Odisha, Assam, Himachal Pradesh and one death each have been reported.

However, as a good news, all the coronavirus positive cases in Goa and Manipur are now negative, informed the concerned state officials. In addition, the Health Ministry said that Kovid-19 growth has declined in Odisha and Kerala.

State-wise total coronovirus cases in India are:


  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands - 16
  • Andhra Pradesh - 757
  • Arunachal Pradesh - 1
  • Assam - 35
  • Bihar - 117
  • Chandigarh - 26
  • Chhattisgarh - 36
  • Delhi - 2081
  • Goa - 7
  • Gujarat - 2004
  • Haryana - 254
  • Himachal Pradesh - 39
  • Jammu and Kashmir - 368
  • Jharkhand-46
  • Karnataka - 415
  • Kerala - 408
  • Ladakh - 18
  • Madhya Pradesh - 1580
  • Maharashtra - 4669
  • Manipur - 2
  • Meghalaya - 11
  • Mizoram - 1
  • Odisha - 74
  • Puducherry - 7
  • Punjab - 245
  • Rajasthan - 1576
  • Tamil Nadu - 1520
  • Telangana - 919
  • Tripura - 2
  • Uttarakhand - 4
  • Uttar Pradesh - 1294
  • West Bengal - 392


The Union Health Ministry has issued guidelines for the detection of suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases. In addition, it has also sent guidelines to states stating that other services such as dialysis, HIV and cancer treatment should be provided, focusing on COVID-19.

Worldwide, the total number of novel coronovirus cases exceeds 2.4 million with 1.65 million deaths, according to the latest Johns Hopkins University data.

France recorded more than 20,000 deaths from the virus on Monday, becoming the fourth country to cross that border after Italy, Spain, and the United States, and after several days of slowing the pace of increased death and infection again Increased.

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