New Delhi, Jul 25: India on Saturday registered a massive spike of 48,916 COVID-19 cases while 757 people succumbed to the fatal virus during the past 24 hours, according to Health Ministry.
The tally of COVID patients rose to 13,36,861 and the death toll increased to 31,358. The country has a total number of 4,56,071 active cases, while 8,49,431 have been cured and discharged.
According to the ICMR, a total of 1,58,49,068 samples have been tested till now, which includes a figure of 4,20,898 samples tested on Friday.
The highest number of 278 fatalities were recorded in Maharashtra, followed by 108 in Karnataka, 88 in Tamil Nadu, 59 in Uttar Pradesh , 49 in Andhra Pradesh, 35 in West Bengal, 32 in Delhi, 26 in Gujarat, 14 in Jammu and Kashmir, 11 in Madhya Pradesh, 6 each in Rajasthan, Telangana, Assam, Chhattisgarh and Odisha, 5 in Punjab, 4 in Kerala and Haryana, 3 each in Bihar and Jharkhand and death each from Puducherry, Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland.
Maharashtra has yet again witnessed a sharp spike of 9615 in the past 24 hours, taking the tally to 3,57,117 , and the death toll in the state has reached 13,132 so far.
Tamil Nadu’s tally is now almost 2 lakh with the figure presently at 1,99,749 after a sharp spike of 6472 , while deaths in the state due to Covid have reached 3,320.
National capital’s recovery rate is improving day by day and was 86.40 per cent as on Friday, while the city’s tally has reached 128389 with 110931 recoveries and 3777 pandemic deaths so far.
Karnataka’s tally has now mounted to 85870 after having a spike of 5007 since past one day , and southern state’s death toll due to the pandemic has now reached 1724.
Andhra Pradesh , now houses 80858 total confirmed cases of the contagion till date , while 933 COVID patients have died in the state so far due to the pandemic.
Uttar Pradesh is also witnessing a constant rise in the number of infections for the past several days , and now the state’s tally has mounted to 60771 , while fatalities have reached 1348 due to COVID 19.
West Bengal has climbed a spot, and is now home to 53973 cases registered so far, while pandemic deaths have now reached 1290 in the state.
Gujarat’s tally has risen to 53545 confirmed cases of COVID till date after having a spike of 1068 since Friday,
while 38849 have recovered in the state , with the death toll now at 2278.
Telangana has witnessed another sharp spike of 1640 since Friday and the tally now stands at 52466 , with deaths reaching 455 due to the Novel Coronavirus in the southern state.
Rajasthan’s tally has now reached 34178 after recording aspike of 961 total cases since Friday, while deaths due to the lethal virus in the state are now 602.
Bihar has again witnessed a sharp spike, this time with 1946 fresh infections taking its tally to 33926, while deaths due to COVID in the state stand at 220, and 22343 have so far recovered from the viral infection.
Assam has recorded 1130 cases in the past 24 hours , and the tally now stands at 29921, with 76 deaths.
Haryana’s case count has reached 29755 , while deaths due to the virus have mounted to 382.