Total number of Covid-19 cases in India have crossed the 10,000 mark while the death toll is nearing 400.
India has recorded 29 deaths related to the novel coronavirus pandemic in the last 24 hours, ending Tuesday morning. While the death toll has reached 353, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases has crossed the 10,000-mark with over 1,400 cases in a single day.
As per the latest figures by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday, the total number of coronavirus positive cases has climbed to 10,815. These include 9,272 active cases while over a thousand have cured or discharged.
Over 50 deaths have been reported since Sunday evening, of which 22 were from Maharashtra, seven each from Madhya Pradesh and Telengana, five from Delhi, four from Gujarat, two from West Bengal and one each from Kerela, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Jharkhand.
Of the total deaths, Maharashtra tops the tally with 160 fatalities, followed by Madhya Pradesh at 50, Gujarat at 26, Delhi at 28 and Telengana at 17. Punjab has registered 12 deaths while Tamil Nadu has registered 11 followed by Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka with 9 deaths each and West Bengal with 7.
Karnataka have reported six deaths each while five people have lost their lives in Uttar Pradesh. Jammu and Kashmir has reported four fatalities, while Kerala, Haryana and Rajasthan have recorded three deaths each. Jharkhand has registered two deaths.
As of Monday evening, the highest number of confirmed cases in the country were from Maharashtra at 1,985 followed by Delhi at 1,154 and Tamil Nadu at 1,075. On Tuesday, cases in Maharashtra climbed to 2,337. The Delhi tally stood at 1,510 and there were 1,173 cases in Tamil Nadu.
Covid-19 cases have gone up to 879 in Rajasthan followed by 730 in Madhya Pradesh, 657 in Uttar Pradesh, 624 in Telengana, and 617 in Gujarat. Andhra Pradesh has 473 confirmed cases, Kerala has 379 and Karnataka 258.