Published On: Tue, Apr 28th, 2020

India’s COVID-19 tally reaches 29,435 with 1543 new cases in last 24 hrs; death toll at 934

New Delhi: With 1,543 more COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours, India’s tally of coronavirus cases has reached 29,435 cases, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday morning said the total number of confirmed cases in India reached 29,435 with 62 more deaths reported in the last 24 hours, making it the sharpest rise in the number of deaths so far.

The tally includes 21,632 patients who are active cases, 6,868 patients have been cured/discharged with one patient migrated.

With 62 more deaths reported in the last 24 hours, making it the sharpest rise in the number of deaths so far, the number of deaths due to coronavirus stands at 934.

According to the ministry, Maharashtra has the most number of cases at 8,590 of which 1,282 have been cured/discharged with 369 fatalities.

Gujarat has the second-highest number of positive COVID-19 cases with 3,548 cases of which 394 patients have been cured/discharged while 162 patients have died due to the deadly virus.

Delhi’s tally has also crossed the 3,000 mark with 3,108 cases with 877 patients cured and 54 patients who died due to the highly contagious virus.

Meanwhile, Goa (seven cases and all seven patients recovered), Tripura and Manipur (two cases and both cases recovered) and Arunachal Pradesh (with one case who has recovered now) have reported no new cases, as of Tuesday.

ANI

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