New Delhi / Chennai: There has been a record increase in new cases of corona virus in many southern states of the country, while the number of Kovid-19 cases has crossed 11 lakhs across the country. The situation continues to improve in Delhi, which is ranked third in the epidemic-affected states and union territories, but Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat have shown a sharp increase in infection cases.
Maharashtra recorded the highest number of 9,518 new cases of Kovid-19 in a single day, bringing the number of infection cases to 3,10,455 in the state, while 258 more people died of the disease, with 149 dead in the Mumbai metropolitan area. Has occurred in
4,979 new cases of Kovid-19 were reported in Tamil Nadu, the highest one-day increase. With these new cases, the total cases in the state crossed 1.70 lakh. Tamil Nadu is the second most affected state in the country after Maharashtra. Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Kovid-19 prevention measures. An official statement said that during a phone conversation, Palaniswami told Modi that 48,000 corona virus probes are being done every day in Tamil Nadu.
A record 5,041 new cases of Kovid-19 were reported in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, bringing the total cases to around 50,000, while 56 patients died in the state due to infection, taking the death toll to 642. With the arrival of 4,120 new cases of Kovid-19 in Karnataka, the total number of infections increased to 63,772 and from 91 deaths to 1,331. The number of infected in Kerala crossed 12,000 on Sunday.
In the national capital Delhi, 1,211 new cases of corona virus were reported, which is the lowest in a month and 31 deaths due to the disease in the last 24 hours. According to a bulletin issued by the Health Department of Delhi, the death toll from corona virus infection has increased to 3,628 and the total number of infected people has increased to 1,22,793. A total of 1,03,134 patients have been cured so far. Presently, 16,031 patients are being treated in the city.
In Bihar, two more people have died in the last 24 hours due to Corona virus infection, the death toll has so far risen to 179. With this, the total number of cases of Kovid-19 has increased to 26,379 with 1,412 new cases of infection coming up in this period. In Uttar Pradesh, 38 more people infected with the corona virus died. 2,211 new cases of infection were also reported in the state. At the same time, 1181 patients have also recovered.
In Gujarat, maximum 965 new cases of corona virus infection were reported in a single day, with a total of 48,441 cases of Kovid-19 here. The state health department said that with the death of 20 more infected patients, the number of people who died due to infection in the state rose to 2,147. With 2,278 new cases of Corona virus infection reported in West Bengal, the total number of infected people increased to 42,487.