Covid-19 count reaches 1,637; Maharashtra, Kerala, TN have the highest
NEW DELHI: The number of Covid-19 cases increased by more than 375 in the past 24 hours to 1,637 in the country on Wednesday, with Maharashtra, Kerala and Tamil Nadu reporting the highest, while the number of deaths rose to 38 , according to the Union. Ministry of Health.
The number of active Covid-19 cases is 1,466, while 132 people were cured or released and one had migrated, the ministry said.
He said the three recent deaths, one from Kerala and two from Telengana, were reported.
The Health Ministry said 154 new positive cases of the disease have been reported due to the transit-related history of those who attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in the national capital. The area has been converted into a Covid-19 access point.
As of Wednesday night, Maharashtra had reported the highest number of deaths (9) so far, followed by Gujarat (6), (3) Madhya Pradesh (3), (3), Telangana (3), Delhi (2) , (2), Jammu and Kashmir (2) and Kerala (2).
Tamil Nadu, Bihar and have each reported one death.
The largest number of confirmed cases of the pandemic was reported from Maharashtra in 302 followed by Kerala with 241 cases and Tamil Nadu in 124 so far.
The number of cases in Delhi has increased to 120.
Uttar Pradesh has reported 103 positive cases so far, while the cases in Karnataka have increased to 101 and in Telangana to 94.
Rajasthan has reported 93 cases, Andhra Pradesh 83, Gujarat 74, Jammu and Kashmir 55, while Madhya Pradesh has 47 positive patients so far.
Punjab has reported 41 cases, while 43 COVID-19 cases have been detected in Haryana.
The number of cases has increased to 26 in West Bengal. Bihar is 23, while Ladakh and Chandigarh reported 13 cases each.
Ten cases have been reported from the Andaman and Nicobar islands. it has nine positive patients while it has reported seven cases.
Goa has reported five cases, while Odisha has four cases and Himachal Pradesh has reported three cases. Puducherry, Mizoram and Manipur have each reported one case.