COVID-19 India Update: Cases Climb to 1251, Says Health Ministry

On Monday, India registered the highest single-day increase of 227 cases, the Union Health Ministry said.

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The number of active COVID-19 cases in the country stood at 1117 on Monday, 30 March.

The number of COVID-19 cases climbed to 1,251 in India on Monday, 30 March registering the highest single-day increase of 227 cases, while the death toll rose to 32, the Union Health Ministry said.

It said the number of active cases was 1,117, and 101 people were either cured or discharged and one had migrated, the ministry stated. The 1,251 cases include 49 foreigners.

COVID-19 India Update: Cases Climb to 1251, Says Health Ministry
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In an updated data at 9.30 PM, it said three fresh deaths were reported on Monday. While one death each was reported from Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, the details of the third was not available on the chart.

As on Monday night, Maharashtra has reported the most deaths (8), followed by Gujarat (6), Karnataka (3) Madhya Pradesh (3), Delhi (2) and Jammu and Kashmir (2).

Kerala, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, West Bengal, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh have reported a death each.

The highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases was reported from Kerala with 202 infections, followed by Maharashtra at 198. The number of cases in Delhi has gone up to 87.

The cases in Karnataka have gone up to 83 till now, it has increased to 82 in Uttar Pradesh .

The number of cases has risen to 71 in Telangana,, 69 in Gujarat, 67 in Tamil Nadu while the number of cases in Rajasthan has climbed to 59. It has risen to 48 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Madhya Pradesh has 47 positive patients.

Punjab has reported 38 cases, while 36 COVID-19 cases have been detected in Haryana.

There are 23 cases of COVID-19 in Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal (22), Bihar (15) and Ladakh (13).

Nine cases have been reported from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Chandigarh has eight cases, while Chhattisgarh and Uttarakhand have reported seven cases.

Goa has reported five coronavirus cases, while Himachal Pradesh and Odisha have reported three cases each. Puducherry, Mizoram and Manipur have reported a case each.

"Remaining 46 cases are being assigned to states to initiate contact tracing," the ministry stated.

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