India reports less than 3 lakh COVID cases, 614 deaths in last 24 hours; positivity rate dips to 15.52%

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India recorded 2,55,874 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 614 deaths in the past 24 hours, data uploaded by the Health Ministry on Tuesday stated. With this, the total active cases in the country have now reached 22,36,842, while the positivity rate has touched 15.52 per cent. 

The death toll due to COVID-19 in the country has reached 4,90,462, while a total of 2,67,753 people recovered from the infection in the past 24 hours, the data revealed. 

India’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

India crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23.

The 439 new fatalities include 77 from Kerala and 44 from Maharashtra.

A total of 4,89,848 deaths have been reported so far in the country including 1,42,115 from Maharashtra, 51,816  from Kerala,38,582 from Karnataka, 37,218 from Tamil  Nadu, 25,620 from Delhi, 23,056 from Uttar Pradesh and 20,338 from  West Bengal.

The ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

“Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of Medical Research,” the ministry said on its website, adding that state-wise distribution of figures is subject to further verification and reconciliation.











































S. No. Name of State / UT Active Cases* Cured/Discharged/Migrated* Deaths**
Total Change since yesterday Cumulative Change since yesterday Cumulative Change since yesterday
Death During Day


(a)

Death Reconciled

(b)
Total (a+b)
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 598 8725 91  129      
2 Andhra Pradesh 93305 9695  2087282 4800  14549   7
3 Arunachal Pradesh 3313 379  56476 288  283   1
4 Assam 45422 259  646972 5625  6319 18    18
5 Bihar 14833 3016  786317 4829  12193   8
6 Chandigarh 7768 296  77389 863  1103   1
7 Chhattisgarh 31074 916  1055398 5406  13746 19    19
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 208 12  11002 28  4      
9 Delhi 45140 9106  1726681 14836  25650 30    30
10 Goa 18933 792  208277 2174  3615   5
11 Gujarat 135148 311  930938 13469  10274 25    25
12 Haryana 51887 5889  852745 11879  10194 17    17
13 Himachal Pradesh 15541 1280  242602 3035  3944 11    11
14 Jammu and Kashmir 44609 1743  353374 3643  4613   8
15 Jharkhand 17457 2009  399109 3409  5272 11    11
16 Karnataka 362517 4691  3162977 41703  38614 32    32
17 Kerala*** 260982 4367  5356642 30710  51987 13  158 171
18 Ladakh 1244 11  23352 174  222      
19 Lakshadweep 253 11  10507 51  52   1
20 Madhya Pradesh 69893 2757  824275 7822  10576   6
21 Maharashtra 303424 6309  7089936 21941  142151 36    36
22 Manipur 3450 37  125013 379  2027   2
23 Meghalaya 2257 136  85009 168  1498   1
24 Mizoram 10704 1236  151081 982  586   5
25 Nagaland 693 32254 59  707   2
26 Odisha 71509 3023  1131917 10309  8525   5
27 Puducherry 15652 44  135783 1172  1908   2
28 Punjab 45645 827  656474 6479  17023 45    45
29 Rajasthan 93502 60  1036762 9397  9118 23    23
30 Sikkim 2107 241  34566 355  423   1
31 Tamil Nadu 206484 5530  2920457 24639  37264 46    46
32 Telangana 33673 1579  701047 2398  4075   3
33 Tripura 7878 133  90142 564  879   7
34 Uttarakhand 31280 30  364694 3083  7491 11    11
35 Uttar Pradesh 93924 167  1840842 10836  23073 17    17
36 West Bengal 94535 15648  1854881 20157  20375 37    37
Total# 2236842 12493  37071898 267753  490462 456  158 614

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