NEW DELHI: The wrath of the novel coronavirus has spread across the nation in such a way that India crossed the 30,000-mark today i.e. April 29, as per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The states recorded around 1,800 cases in the last day, which is the highest number of cases detected in a single day since the pandemic entered the country. The total tally of India is at 31,332.
The country has observed more than 1000 deaths by now as 73 individuals lost their lives to the highly-contagious virus on Tuesday, April 28. The death toll, as of now is at 1,007 with Maharashtra reporting 31 deaths in the last 24 hours followed by Gujarat which had 19.
The recovery rate is adequate as 7,696 people have recovered from the virus and have been discharged after being cured. Out of all the states, Kerala has had the best recovery rate in the nation.
Maharashtra is still at the top in terms of the state which has been the worst-hit. On Tuesday, April 28, as much as 728 individuals were detected to have the COVID-19 virus, which led to the total number of cases in the state to be 9,318. Country's capital, Delhi also observed a sharp spike in the cases from this week. It now has over 3,000 coronavirus cases.
Harsh Vardhan, the Union Health Minister revealed on Tuesday that almost 80 districts under the nation have not witnessed fresh COVID-19 cases in the last week. Meanwhile, there are 47 districts which haven't reported new cases in the last 14 days.