Indian Covid-19 Count Reaches 62,939; Casualties 2,109

India’s COVID-19 count crossed 60 thousand on Sunday, with Maharashtra being the worst-affected due to the infection so far, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said that no case of COVID-19 has been reported from 10 States or Union Territories in the last 24 hours.

After inspecting arrangements at a COVID care centre in the national capital in Mandoli area, he said: “No case of coronavirus has been reported from 10 States/UTs in the last 24 hours. The Central government has sent 72 lakh N95 masks and 36 lakh personal protective equipment kits to the States so far.”

The Union Health Minister said that four States/Union Territories never reported any case of COVID-19.

As per Dr Vardhan, there are 4,362 COVID-19 care centres across the country where 3,46,856 patients with mild or very mild symptoms can be kept.

India has 62,939 COVID-19 positive cases so far, of which 19,358 have cured and discharged and 2,109 have succumbed to the infection, according to the Union Health Ministry’s latest bulletin. (ANI)

The number of total confirmed cases in the country rose to 62,939, including 19,358 patients who have been cured and discharged or migrated, according to the Ministry.

The total number of active cases in the country, therefore, stands at 41,472.

The number of deaths in the country due to the infection reached 2,109 on Sunday.

While Maharashtra, with 20,228 cases is the worst-affected state, it is followed by Gujarat with 7,796 and the national capital, Delhi, with 6,542 cases. Tamil Nadu, is marginally behind Delhi with 6,535 cases.

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