The number of reported novel coronavirus cases in India is close to 5,200 while Wednesday’s death toll has climbed to 149.
The Union Health Ministry said in its updated figures 773 fresh COVID-19 cases and 10 new deaths were reported in the past 24 hours, ending Wednesday morning. Ever since Tuesday many more as 25 new deaths have been registered.
The government also said India’s active COVID-19 cases have crossed 4,643 and as many as 401 people being cured or discharged. The overall count is 5,194, which involves 70 foreigners.
At 1,018, Maharashtra registered the nation’s highest number of actual cases, accompanied by Tamil Nadu at 690, and Delhi with 576. Telangana recorded 364 cases of COVID-19 preceded by Kerala at 336.
There are 328 cases in Rajasthan, 326 in Uttar Pradesh and 305 cases of coronavirus in Andhra Pradesh. Novel cases of coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh have increased to 229, in Karnataka to 175 and in Gujarat to 165.
There are 147 cases in Haryana, 116 in Jammu and Cashmir, 99 in West Bengal and 91 in Punjab so far. Odisha had registered 42 cases of coronavirus.
Thirty-eight citizens were diagnosed with the virus in Bihar while there are 31 patients in Uttarakhand and 27 in Assam. Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh have 18 cases each while until now Ladakh has 14 supportive patients.
Of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Chhattisgarh, ten cases each were registered. Goa registered seven infections with Covid-19 followed by Puducherry in five cases. Four cases were registered in Jharkhand and two in Manipur.
One case each was recorded by Tripura, Mizoram, and Arunachal Pradesh.
Of 25 deaths until Tuesday, 16 were registered from Maharashtra, two from Delhi, West Bengal, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, and the other from Andhra Pradesh, respectively.
Maharashtra recorded the greatest deaths from coronavirus at 64, followed by Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh at 13 each and Delhi at nine each. Seven fatalities were reported in Telengana, Punjab and Tamil Nadu.
Five deaths were registered in West Bengal, four reported in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, three deaths in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan each.
Jammu and Kashmir and Kerala had registered two deaths each. According to the health ministry, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Odisha registered one fatality each