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Over 3.46 lakh new corona cases, 2,624 more fatalities in India

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New Delhi, Apr 24 (MNN) India recorded as many as 3,46,786 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours even as the active cases shot up by 1,24,324 to 25,52,940, the Health Ministry data showed on Saturday.

As many as 2,624 more fatalities were reported during the period, taking the total death toll in the country to 1,89,544, which is 1.14 per cent of the 1,66,10,481 confirmed cases in India.

The discharges totalled 1,38,67,997 — up by 2,19,838 due to more recoveries – which is 83.92 per cent of the total cases. The figures are till 8 am on Saturday, the Ministry said.

As many as 13,83,79,832 vaccinations have been administered, up by 29,01,412 doses in the last 24 hours.

Andhra Pradesh’s active cases increased to 74,231 due to 7,287 new cases. As many as 4,441 more discharges took the cured patients to 9,27,418. Thirty-eight more fatalities took its death toll due to coronavirus to 7,579.

Bihar recorded 6,551 new cases to take its active cases to 76,420. Its discharges patients increased to 3,00,012 as 6,067 more patients recovered even as its death toll increased to 2,010 due to 54 more fatalities.

National capital Delhi has 92,029 active cases due to 411 new ones. As many as 23,572 more patients recovered, taking discharged cases to 8,75,109. The death toll increased to 13,541 due to 348 more fatalities in the last 24 hours.

The Health Ministry data said Gujarat reported 8,044 new cases, increasing its active cases to 1,00,128 even as 142 more fatalities took its death toll to 6,019. A total of 5,618 more recoveries took the total in this category to 3,61,493.

Haryana’s active cases increased to 64,057 as 5,460 more patients were recorded along with 6,334 more revoveries and 60 more fatalities. Its death toll now is 3,643 and total recoveries 3,35,143.

Jharkhand’s active cases total 43,415 as 2,473 more patients were diagnosed with the virus infection.Its total recoveries increased to 1,45,499 due to 3,205 discharged cases while 63 more fatalities took the states corona death toll to 1,778.

Karnataka reported 18,075 new cases, taking its active cases to 2,14,330. The recoveries total 10,46,554 as 8,697 more patients were discharged. As many as 190 corona patients died, taking the death toll to 14,075.

Kerala reported 22,757 new cases and total active cases at 1,79,311. A total of 5,663 discharges took the recovery cases to 11,66,135 while 27 casualties took the death toll to 5,055.

Madhya Pradesh’s active cases climbed up to 87,640 as 2,683 new patients were registered whereas the total discharges added up to 3,80,208 due to discharge of 10,833 more patients. A total of 74 deaths took its corona toll to 4,937.

In Maharashtra 7,982 new cases took its active cases to 6,93,632 while 74,045 more patients recovered to take its discharge cases to 34,04,792. As many as 773 fatalities took its death toll to 63,252.

Punjab’s active cases totalled 43,943 as 3,359 new cases were reported. The discharge cases went up to 2,74,240 as 3,294 more patients were cured, while 75 casualties took the state’s death toll to 8,264.

Rajasthan’s 10,137 new cases increased its active cases to 1,17,294 while 5,197 discharges took the total in this category to 3,62,526. The state reported 64 fatalities and a total of 3,453 corona deaths till date.

In Tamil Nadu, 5,620 new cases took the active cases to 95,048 while 8,078 patients were discharged during the period. Its recoveries now total 9,43,044 where as death toll stands at 13,395 due to 78 more fatalities.

Uttar Pradesh’s active cases total 2,73,653 due to 13,843 new corona cases. Its discharged patients total 7,28,980 as 22,566 were released from hospitals in the last 24 hours, during which 196 more fatalities were also reported. The state’s death toll now is 10,737.

In West Bengal, active cases total 74,737 due to 5,939 new cases. The discharges total 62,8218 as 6,878 patients were cured, even as the state’s death toll increased to 10,825 due to 59 more fatalities.

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