Coronavirus: India confirms 70,756 cases; death toll at 2,293
With 3,604 more COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours, India's tally of coronavirus cases reached 70,756, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday. 87 deaths were reported during the period.
As per the tally, 46,008 patients are active coronavirus cases while 22,454 patients have been cured/discharged and one patient has migrated.
With 87 deaths due to COVID-19 reported in the last 24 hours, the number of deaths has risen to 2,293.
As per the ministry, Maharashtra has the most number of coronavirus cases with 23,401 cases with 4,786 patients being cured/discharged while 868 deaths have been reported in the state.
Gujarat is second on the list with 8,541 cases that include 2,780 patients recovering from the disease and 513 fatalities.
Tamil Nadu's tally reached 8,002 cases, including 2,051 recoveries and 53 deaths.
While Delhi's tally stands at 7,233 cases with 2,129 patients recovered and 73 deaths.
Meanwhile; Mizoram (one case reported--now recovered), Goa (seven cases reported and all seven recovered), Manipur (Two cases reported and both patients recovered) and Arunachal Pradesh (one case reported--now recovered) have reported no new cases in the last 24 hours.