According to data released by the Ministry of Health, COVID-19 cases in India crossed the 236,657-mark on Saturday. Out of the total number of infections, 114,072 have recovered from the deadly virus, while 6,642 people have died to the coronavirus.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state in the country with the highest number of COVID-19 cases. The state leads the national tally with over 80,000 cases. The total number of infections in Maharashtra will soon overtake China’s COVID-19 tally which stands at 84,000 cases.
After Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Delhi are among the top coronavirus-hit states in the country.
Out of the total 80,229 cases in Maharashtra, 35,156 people have recovered or migrated, while as many as 2,849 people have died of coronavirus in Maharashtra - highest in the country.
Tamil Nadu's infection tally stands at 28,694. 15,762 people have recovered so far and 232 people have died of the novel virus. In the national capital, the coronavirus tally rose to 26,334 on Saturday, 10,315 patients have recovered here while 708 died due to the deadly virus.
In Gujarat, the COVID-19 tally surged to 19,094 on Saturday. The state has seen 13,003 people recover from coronavirus while 1,190 people have died.
Meanwhile, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh have reported under 500 COVID-19 cases or less. Goa, Puducherry, Meghalaya, Ladakh, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Sikkim, Dadra Nagar Haveli and Manipur have less than 100 coronavirus cases. All coronavirus patients in Andaman and Nicobar Islands have recovered.