COVID cases in India: Delhi, Uttar Pradesh shatter single-day record - Times Now
COVID situation is getting worrisome across the country once again
COVID situation is getting worrisome across the country once again | Photo Credit: PTI
New Delhi: The COVID-19 situation remained grim in Uttar Pradesh as the country's most populous state recorded its highest-ever spike in daily cases on Tuesday. According to the state health department, UP registered 18,021 fresh coronavirus cases and 85 new deaths in the last 24 hours.
The total number of cases in the state now stands at 7.23 lakh while the death toll has mounted to 9,309. As many as 3,474 people were discharged in this period, reducing the active cases in Uttar Pradesh to 95,980.
Over 80 lakh persons have been administered COVID-19 vaccine in the state. Yesterday, 2.18 lakh samples were tested and the total number of samples tested so far rose to over 3.71 crore.
UP's capital city Lucknow also recorded its highest single-day rise at 5,382 fresh cases in the last 24 hours. Prayagraj followed with 1856 cases, Varanasi with 1404 cases, Kanpur 1271 cases, Gorakhpur 602 cases, Ghaziabad 199 cases and Noida 229 cases.
Major districts in the worst-affected state in the country continue to register an alarming number of daily COVID-19 cases since the second coronavirus wave began wreaking havoc.
In yet another alarming surge, as many as 60,212 fresh COVID-19 cases and 281 new deaths have been reported in the state today.
Daily cases have waned in Mumbai as the capital city reported 7,898 new positive cases and 26 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 5,35,017.
The Nagpur district reported 6,826 new COVID-19 cases, 3,518 recoveries, and 65 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases currently stands at 2,91,043, total recoveries at 2,24,078, active cases at 61,062 and death toll at 5,903.
Meanwhile, the Pune district recorded 10,112 new cases, 9,843 recoveries, and 99 deaths. The total number of cases in the district has increased to 6.68 lakh while the death toll stands at 10,895.
The COVID-19 situation has exploded in Chhattisgarh with the state reporting a staggering number of 15,121 fresh COVID-19 cases and 109 deaths, taking the total number of cases to 4,71,994.
The national capital has seen a sky-rocketing rise in the daily COVID-19 cases since the start of this month. Having reported 13,468 new cases and 81 virus-related deaths yesterday, the total number of cases has reached 7.50 lakh and the death toll to 11,346.
In the last 24 hours, 7,972 discharges were reported, taking total recoveries to 6.95 lakh. There are 11,346 active cases in the union territory.
Karnataka has reported 8,778 new COVID-19 cases, including 5,500 cases in Bengaluru Urban district, 6,079 discharges and 67 deaths in the last 24 hours. In view of the rising COVID infection, the state government issued guidelines for Ramzan earlier today.
With the addition of new infections, the total number of infections has risen to 10,83,647. The active cases stand at 78,617 while the death toll has reached 13,008.
The southern coastal state is witnessing a steady rise in daily COVID-19 cases. Kerala reported 7,515 new COVID19 cases, 2,959 recoveries and 20 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of active cases in the state currently stands at 52,132.
The southern-most state has been consistently reporting nearly 7,000 cases every day from the past couple of days now. Tamil Nadu reported 6,984 new Covid19 cases and 18 new deaths in the last 24 hours.
As many as 82,236 persons tested today across the state while 3,289 patients were discharged from hospital. The total number of cases in the state stands at 9,47,129 while the death toll has now risen to 12,945.
The western state registered 6,690 new COVID-19 infections, 2748 discharges and 67 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases stands at 3.60 lakh, total recoveries at 3.20 lakh, active cases have increased to 34,555 and the death toll to 4,922.
Rajasthan maintained its place in the worst-affected states after reporting 5,528 new COVID-19 cases and 28 virus-related deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases in the desert state has now risen to 3.75 lakh while the death toll stands at 2,979.
The COVID-19 situation in Andhra Pradesh has improved since last week as the state registered 4,228 new COVID19 cases in the last 24 hours. Andhra's case tally has risen to 9,32,892, active cases to 25,850 and death toll to 7,321.
Uttarakhand recorded 1,925 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours taking the total number of cases to 1.12 lakh. Its capital city Dehradun reported 775 cases while Haridwar witnessed 594 cases.
Jammu and Kashmir
As many as 1,269 new positive cases have been reported in the state. 582 from Jammu Division and 687 from Kashmir Division were recorded. Three COVID-19 deaths have been reported, 02 from Jammu Division and 01 from Kashmir Division.