Cases of COVID-19 infections in India show no signs of abating. On Thursday, the national tally reached 286,579, out of which 141,028 people have recovered and 8,102 have lost their lives. However, a positive note in this grim news is that the total number of recoveries across India is greater than the active cases of coronavirus in the country.
In Maharashtra, which continues to be the worst-hit state in the country, the infection tally jumped to 94,041 on Thursday. As many as 3,438 people have died of coronavirus in the state while 44,517 have recovered. COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra have outnumbered the total reported cases in China, where the virus originated last year, and will soon overtake Canada’s tally as well which is estimated at around 98,000.
Cases in Tamil Nadu, which has the second highest number of infections in India, jumped to 36,84. Over 19,000 people have recovered in the southern state and 326 have lost their lives to the novel virus.
In Delhi, the total cases of COVID-19 rose to 32,810 on Thursday. While 12,245 patients have recovered from the disease in the national capital, 984 have died.
Gujarat saw its state tally rise to 21,521 on Thursday. The state has seen 14,735 people recover from coronavirus while 1,347 people have died.
So far, Rajasthan has 11,600 cases of coronavirus, out of which 8,569 people have recovered and 259 have lost their lives.
States like Manipur, Chandigarh, Goa, Nagaland, Himachal Pradesh, Puducherry have reported under 500 Covid-19 cases or less. Meghalaya, Ladakh, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Sikkim, Dadar Nagar Haveli have less than 100 Covid-19 cases.