Within 24 hours 51 fatalities, the death toll due to coronavirus jumped to 324 and the number of cases in the country climbed to 9,352 on Monday, an increase of 905 since Sunday evening, according to the Union health ministry. While the number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 8,048, as many as 979 people have been cured and discharged, and one had migrated, it said.
The total number of cases includes 72 foreign nationals. Fifty-one deaths have been reported since Sunday evening, of which 22 were from Maharashtra, seven each from Madhya Pradesh and Telangana, five from Delhi, four from Gujarat, two from West Bengal and one each from Kerela, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Jharkhand. Of the total 324 deaths, Maharashtra tops the tally with 149 fatalities, followed by Madhya Pradesh at 43, Gujarat at 26, Delhi at 24 and Telengana at 16.
Punjab and Tamil Nadu have registered 11 deaths each while West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh have reported seven deaths each. Karnataka has reported six deaths each while five people have lost their lives in Uttar Pradesh.
Jammu and Kashmir have reported four fatalities, while Kerala, Haryana, and Rajasthan have recorded three deaths each. Jharkhand has registered two deaths. Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, and Assam reported one fatality each, according to the health ministry data. According to the ministry’s data updated in the evening, the highest number of confirmed cases in the country are from Maharashtra at 1,985 followed by Delhi at 1,154 and Tamil Nadu at 1,075. — PTI
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