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COVID-19 tracker: Cases near 6,500-mark in India, Maharashtra touches 1,380

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker: Delhi saw 51 new cases of coronavirus and three more deaths on Thursday, taking the toll in the capital to 12. Of the 51 people who tested positive Thursday, 35 either have a travel history or came in contact with someone who had earlier tested positive.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: April 10, 2020 4:25:55 pm
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker: The number of COVID-19 cases in India on Friday jumped to 6,412, including 503 patients who have been treated and discharged and 199 deaths. Maharashtra has over one-fifth of these cases at 1,380. Tamil Nadu has 834 cases and eight deaths while New Delhi has registered 720 cases and 12 deaths.

Here is a list of COVID-19 deaths and cases in India (state-wise):

* Andhra Pradesh: 348, 4 deaths

The total number of Covid-19 cases in the state stood at 348 with four deaths as of 12 pm on Friday. Six people have recovered so far. It is also among the four states with a high proportion of positive samples out of their total SARI (severe acute respiratory illness) samples.

* Andaman and Nicobar Islands: 11

Eleven coronavirus cases have been recorded in the islands so far. Last week, the Union Territory administration has turned its focus to the welfare of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG) in the region by blocking all non-essential traffic on Andaman Trunk Road (ATR), moving tribal groups deep inside forest areas, and providing masks and sanitisers to field workers.

* Arunachal Pradesh: 1

Last week, Arunachal Pradesh reported its first case, when a 31-year-old man from Lohit District tested positive for the virus. The patient, who had attended the event at Nizamuddin Markaz, is non-Arunachalee, Chief Minister Pema Khandu confirmed on a video statement on Twitter. He added that the six who had travelled with him tested negative, but would be retested. Currently, he is being kept an isolation ward in Tezu town.

* Assam: 29 cases, 1 death

On Friday, Assam reported it first Covid-19 death after a 65-year-old man, who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat gathering, passed away due to “complications”. The total number of cases stand at 29 as of now.

* Bihar: 39 cases, 1 death

Thirty-nine people have been infected while one person has died due to the infection, the ministry informed. Last month, a 38-year-old man passed away at a Patna hospital.

* Chandigarh: 18 cases

While the Union Territory has reported 18 cases so far, seven of them have recovered.

* Chhattisgarh: 18 cases

Days after a 16-year-old boy in Katghora town in Chhattisgarh’s Korba district tested positive for the coronavirus, eight more people from the area tested positive, taking the total to 18 in the state. Nine have been discharged so far.

* Delhi: 720 cases, 12 deaths

Delhi saw 51 new cases of coronavirus and three more deaths on Thursday, taking the toll in the capital to 12. Of the 51 people who tested positive Thursday, 35 either have a travel history or came in contact with someone who had earlier tested positive.

So far, 720 people in the capital have tested positive for the virus.

* Goa: 7

Seven cases have been reported in Goa so far.

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant last week announced that the state government will conduct a door-to-door survey across the state in which enumerators will go to people and check whether they are experiencing symptoms similar to that of COVID-19 and their travel history.

* Gujarat: 308 cases, 19 deaths

With eight new cases in Vadodara, the total number of cases rose to 308 on Friday. While 19 have died so far, 25 others have been discharged.

* Haryana: 156 cases, 3 deaths

Haryana recorded three fresh cases, including a nine-year old boy in Kaithal and two other cases related to Tablighi Jamaat in Panchkul. With three fresh cases, Haryana’s total count reach on Thursday reached 156. Three persons have died so far.

* Himachal Pradesh: 29 cases

One more person tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, thus taking the total number of Covid-19 cases in the state to 29, among whom two persons have died and two have recovered.

* Jammu and Kashmir: 184 cases

Eleven family members of a man from Hajin in Bandipora district, who died this week and tested positive for coronavirus, were among 24 fresh cases reported in the Valley on Thursday, officials said. Jammu and Kashmir now has 184 cases, of which 152 are from Kashmir.

* Jharkhand: 13 cases, 1 death

A 72-year-old man died of coronavirus in Bokaro district, the first COVID-19 fatality reported in Jharkhand, a health official said on Thursday. With 8 fresh COVID-19 cases having reported within a span of 24 hours, the overall count in the state rose to 13-five in Bokaro, including the deceased, seven in Ranchi and one in Hazaribag, a health department official said.

* Karnataka: 197 cases, one death

The state has reported 207 coronavirus cases and six deaths so far. As many as 30 people have been discharged/cured.

* Kerala: 357 cases, 2 deaths

The state has reported 357 cases and two deaths so far. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to draw his attention towards the plight of Indian migrants in UAE. Stating that COVID-19 situation in the country is alarming, Vijayan requested PM Modi to take it up with the UAE government.

* Ladakh: 25 cases

Ladakh has reported 25 (11 have recovered) cases so far.

* Madhya Pradesh: 411 cases, 33 deaths

A 62-year-old medical practitioner died of coronavirus in Indore on Thursday, taking to 22 the death toll in the biggest city in Madhya Pradesh, officials said. The state’s death toll is now 33, with eight deaths reported within a span of 24 hours, according to state officials.

By 4 pm on Thursday, the state reported 411 cases.

* Maharashtra: 1,380 cases, 97 deaths

With 16 fresh cases, the total number of Covid-19 cases rose to 1380 in the state on Friday.

* Manipur: 2 cases

The state has reported two cases as of now.

* Mizoram: 1

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Thursday announced a reward of Rs 35 lakh to the team of health professionals of the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences (JNIMS), who treated the state’s first COVID-19 patient successfully.

After testing positive for the virus on March 24, the 23-year-old girl from Imphal West district, the first COVID-19 patient in the state, tested negative last Monday. The patient had returned to Manipur from the UK, where she is a medical student. Since then, she was under quarantined at the isolation ward of JNIMS.

* Odisha: 44 cases, 1 death

Odisha has a relatively low coronavirus positive case load at 44 in about over 5,800 cases across the country. The state has so far reported one death and two recoveries, and tested 2,841 samples.

On Thursday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced that the statewide lockdown will continue till April 30.

* Puducherry: 5

The Union Territory has reported five cases so far

* Punjab: 131 cases, 8 deaths

The state has seen 131 cases and eight deaths so far.

* Rajasthan: 489 cases, 8 deaths

The state has recorded over 500 cases along with eight deaths so far. In Jaipur, 183 cases have been recorded so far.

* Tamil Nadu: 834 cases, 8 deaths

At least 834 people have tested positive for the virus in Tamil Nadu. Eight persons have died so far.

* Telangana: 414 cases, 12 deaths

There are 414 active cases in Telangana now. Twelve people have died so far.

* Tripura: 1

The state has tested 274 individuals for the disease, and only one tested positive. The patient is recovering, Chief Minister Biplab Deb said, hoping she would get better soon.

* Uttarakhand: 35

Thirty-five cases have been reported in the state so far.

* Uttar Pradesh: 410 cases, 4 deaths

The state has recorded 410 cases so far with deaths of four persons.

* West Bengal: 116 cases, 5 deaths

There are 116 coronavirus cases in West Bengal. Five have died so far.

Global deaths near 1,00,000 mark 

The number of Covid-19 infections has risen above 1.6 million globally with 96,783 deaths. Italy has lost the most number of people to the virus (18,279), followed by Spain (15,843) and France (12,210). Meanwhile, the US has the highest number of confirmed cases at 466,299, followed by Spain (157,022) and Italy (143,626).

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