Covid-19: India sets yet another single-day record – 29,429 cases

New Delhi: India keeps on setting record when it comes to Coronavirus. There seems to be no reduction in the infections, if one has go by the reports.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the country saw a  record single-day jump of 29,429 covid-19 cases.

The total number of coronavirus cases now stands at 9,36,181. The death toll has climbed to 24,309 with 582 new fatalities.

The number of recoveries stands at 5,92,031, while there are 3,19,840 active cases of coronavirus infection presently in the country, the updated data at 8 am showed.

Of the 582 new deaths reported, 213 are from Maharashtra, 85 from Karnataka, 67 from Tamilnadu, 43 from Andhra Pradesh, 35 from Delhi, 28 from Uttar Pradesh, 24 from West Bengal, 14 each from Bihar and Gujarat , 10 each from Madhya Pradesh and Telangana.

Punjab has reported nine fatalities followed by Jammu and Kashmir with eight, Assam, Haryana and Odisha four each, Jharkhand three, Chandigarh two while Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Kerala and Uttarakhand have reported one death each.


NT Bureau