Maharashtra has reported the most deaths (13) in the country so far (Photo Credit: Image for representation/IANS)
The number of COVID-19 cases neared 2,000 in India on Thursday, a day after it saw the biggest single day jump in the number of identified cases. According to the updates provided by the Union Health Ministry on Thursday morning, the number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases climbed to 1,965 on Thursday while the death toll rose to 50. The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 1,764, of which 150 people were either cured or discharged and one migrated to another country. (Coronavirus Outbreak Live Updates)
Maharashtra has reported the most deaths (13) in the country so far, followed by Gujarat (6), Madhya Pradesh (6), Punjab (4), Karnataka (3), Telengana (3), West Bengal (3), Delhi (2), Jammu and Kashmir (2), Uttar Pradesh (2) and Kerala (2). Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Bihar and Himachal Pradesh have reported one death each.
The highest number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus pandemic was reported from Maharashtra at 335 followed by Kerela with 265 infections and Tamil Nadu at 234 so far. The number of cases in Delhi has gone up to 152.
Uttar Pradesh has reported 113 positive cases so far, while the casesin Karnataka have risen to 110 and inTelengana to 96. Rajasthan has reported 108 cases, Madhya Pradesh 99 cases, Andhra Pradesh 86, Gujarat 82, while Jammu and Kashmir has 62 positive patients so far.
Punjab has reported 46 COVID-19 cases while 43 cases have been detected in Haryana. The number of cases has risen to 37 in West Bengal. Bihar has 23 while Chandigarh has 16 and Ladakhhas reported 13 cases.Ten cases have been reported from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Chhattisgarh has nine positive patients while Uttarakhand has reported seven cases so far.