With the increase of 508 COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths in the last 24 hours, the number of positive COVID-19 cases has reached 4,789.
Out of 4,789 total cases, 4,312 are active cases and 353 people are those who have recovered, while the death toll reached 124, according to the latest figures released by the Health Ministry on Tuesday.
Maharashtra being the worst-hit with 868 cases and 48 deaths followed by Tamil Nadu (621) and Delhi (576).
Apart from Maharashtra, the other most-affected states according to their recorded deaths are Delhi (7) Gujarat (13), Telangana (7), Madhya Pradesh (13), Punjab (7), Karnataka (4), West Bengal (3), Jammu and Kashmir (2), Uttar Pradesh (3) Kerala (2), Andhra Pradesh (3) Rajasthan (3) and Tamil Nadu (5). Bihar, Haryana, Odisha and Himachal Pradesh have reported one death each.
There has been a lag in the Union Health Ministry figures compared to the numbers announced by different states, which officials attribute to procedural delays in assigning the cases to the states.
The highest number of confirmed cases are from Maharashtra at 868, followed by Tamil Nadu at 621 and Delhi with 576 cases. Telengana has reported 364 cases followed by Kerala at 327 COVID-19 cases.
Uttar Pradesh has 305 cases, Rajasthan 288 cases and Andhra Pradesh reported 266 coronavirus cases.
Novel coronavirus cases have risen to 229 in Madhya Pradesh, 175 in Karnataka and 165 in Gujarat.
Jammu and Kashmir has 116 cases, West Bengal and Punjab have 91 positive patients each while Haryana has 90 cases and Odisha reported 42 coronavirus cases.
Thirty-two people were infected with the virus in Bihar while Uttarakhand has 31 patients and Assam 26. Chandigarh has 18 cases, Ladakh 14 and Himachal Pradesh 13 cases.
Ten cases each have been reported from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Chhattisgarh each. Goa has reported seven COVID-19 infections, followed by Puducherry with five cases.
Jharkhand has reported four cases and Manipur two. Tripura, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh have reported one case of the infection each.
“State-wise distribution is subject to further verification and reconciliation,” the ministry said on its website.
(With Agency Inputs)