On Friday, India recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in a single day with 13,586 new cases. The total number of COVID-19 cases in India reached to 3,80,532. The death toll due to COVID-19 in India rose to 12,573 with 336 new deaths, as per the United Health ministry data.
India is at 4th position in the total COVID-19 infections at a global level. The first remains the US, with Brazil and Russia at 2nd and 3rd respectively. In terms of the death toll due to the COVID-19, India remains at 8th position.
In terms of the death toll due to COVID-19, India has a relatively low death rate. On Friday morning, 336 fresh deaths reported in India. Out of 336 deaths, Maharashtra faced the highest number of deaths. Maharashtra saw 100 deaths, 65 in Delhi, 49 in Tamil Nadu, 31 in Gujarat, 30 in Uttar Pradesh, 12 each in Karnataka and West Bengal, 10 in Rajasthan, six in Jammu and Kashmir, five in Punjab, four each in Haryana and Madhya Pradesh, three in Telangana, two in Andhra Pradesh and one each in Assam, Jharkhand and Kerala.
Of the total 12,573 deaths, Maharashtra accounted for the highest 5,751 fatalities followed by Delhi.
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While Tripura and Ladakh saw only 1 death, Haryana has 134 deaths, 114 in Karnataka, 92 in Andhra Pradesh, 83 in Punjab, 71 in Jammu and Kashmir, 44 in Bihar, 26 in Uttarakhand, 21 in Kerala and 11 in Odisha. Jharkhand has registered 11 deaths, Chhattisgarh 10, Assam 9, Himachal Pradesh 8, Puducherry 7, Chandigarh 6 while Meghalaya, Tripura and Ladakh have reported 1 fatality each, according to the Health Ministry.
Moreover, the ministry said that more than seventy per-cent of deaths happened due to co-morbidities.
In India, Maharashtra reported a maximum number of COVID-19 cases so far. It is followed by Tamil Nadu with 52,334 cases so far. Delhi is also a hotspot with 49,979 total COVID-19 cases. Gujarat’s COVID-19 cases reached at 25,601, Uttar Pradesh at 15,181, Rajasthan at 13,857 and West Bengal at 12,735, according to the Health Ministry’s data.