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Coronavirus update: 24,248 new cases, 425 deaths in 24 hours; India overtakes Russia as 3rd worst-hit country

In India, the worst affected state, Maharashtra crossed the grim milestone of two lakh COVID-19 cases, Tamil Nadu's tally reached 1.11 lakh and Delhi is also nearing the 1-lakh mark

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Coronavirus update: 24,248 new cases, 425 deaths in 24 hours; India overtakes Russia as 3rd worst-hit country
Russia's coronavirus tally stands at 680,283. The US and Brazil continue to remain the most affected countries from COVID-19 pandemic

India has reported a spike of 24,248 new COVID-19 cases and 425 deaths in the last 24 hours. Positive cases stand at 6,97,413, including 2,53,287 active cases, 4,24,433 recoveries and 19,693 deaths, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare data suggests.

With this, India has overtaken Russia to become the third worst-hit country by COVID-19.

Russia's coronavirus tally stands at 680,283. The US and Brazil continue to remain the most affected countries from the COVID-19 pandemic. According to John Hopkins University and Medicine data, the US has registered a total of more than 8 lakh coronavirus cases and Brazil over 16 lakh.

In India, the worst affected state, Maharashtra crossed the grim milestone of two lakh COVID-19 cases, Tamil Nadu's tally reached 1.11 lakh and Delhi is also nearing the 1-lakh mark. Maharashtra's tally stands at 2,06,619, Delhi has 99,444 and Tamil Nadu has 1,11, 151 cases so far.

During the last 24 hours, a total of 425 people have died due to the fatal virus. Of the 425 fresh fatalities reported till Monday morning, 151 were from Maharashtra, 63 from Delhi, 60 from Tamil Nadu, 37 from Karnataka, 21 from West Bengal, 18 from Gujarat, 14 from Andhra Pradesh, 12 from Uttar Pradesh, 9 from Rajasthan, 6 from Bihar, 5 from Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir each, and 2 each from Odisha and Punjab.

Andaman and Nicobar, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Sikkim are the only Indian states and Union Territories that have not reported any deaths from coronavirus.

India's mortality rate stands at 2.82 per cent.

State-wise coronavirus cases

  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands -125
  • Andhra Pradesh- 18,697
  • Arunachal Pradesh -269
  • Assam- 11,338
  • Bihar-11,876
  • Chandigarh-466
  • Chhattisgarh-3,207
  • Dadar Nagar Haveli-271
  • Delhi-99,444
  • Goa-1,761
  • Gujarat- 36,037
  • Haryana- 17,005
  • Himachal Pradesh-1,063
  • Jammu and Kashmir-8,429
  • Jharkhand- 2,781
  • Karnataka-23,474
  • Kerala- 5,429
  • Ladakh-1,005
  • Madhya Pradesh-14,930
  • Maharashtra-2,06,619
  • Manipur-1,366
  • Meghalaya-62
  • Mizoram-186
  • Nagaland-590
  • Odisha-9,070
  • Puducherry-802
  • Punjab-6,283
  • Rajasthan-20,164
  • Sikkim-123
  • Tamil Nadu-1,11,151
  • Telengana-23,902
  • Tripura-1,568
  • Uttar Pradesh-27,707
  • Uttarakhand-3,124
  • West Bengal- 22,126

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