The total number of coronavirus cases in India has jumped to 74,281 while the death toll has risen to 2,415, showed latest figures from Health Ministry. In past 24 hours, 3,525 fresh Covid-19 cases were detected while 122 deaths were registered due to coronavirus-related complications. The total active cases in the country were at 47,480 while 24,385 have been cured of the virus. The health ministry says 70% of deaths have occurred due to co-morbidities.
The government has said the testing capacity has increased to 1 lakh tests per day with 347 government laboratories and 137 private labs and so far about 18 lakh tests have been conducted so far.
According to the health ministry data updated today morning, the highest number of 24,427 confirmed cases is from Maharashtra, followed by Gujarat (8,903), Tamil Nadu (8,718), Delhi (7,639), Rajasthan (4,126), Madhya Pradesh (3,986) and Uttar Pradesh (3,664).
Of the 2,415 deaths across the country, Maharashtra accounts for the highest number of fatalities at 921, followed by Gujarat (537), Madhya Pradesh (225), West Bengal (198), Rajasthan (117), Delhi (86), Uttar Pradesh (82), Tamil Nadu (61) and Andhra Pradesh (46).
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