India registers biggest single-day spike on first day of lockdown 4.0
New Delhi : The death toll in India rose to 3,029 and the number of total coronavirus cases went over 96,000-mark after highest single day jump of 5,200 new coronavirus cases were registered in the nation in last 24 hours.
According to the data released by the health ministry, 5,242 new cases were registered in India between Sunday morning and Monday morning.
The total number of cases of coronavirus included 56,316 active cases, while 36,824 recovered/ discharged and one patient migrated, the Health Ministry said. The total confirmed cases include foreign nationals too who were tested in India.
The recovery rate in India has also increased with 38.2 per cent people getting cured of the infection.
Four states/UTs have so far reported over 10,000 cases with Maharashtra being the worst hit at 33,053 infections, followed by Gujarat (11,379), Tamil Nadu (11,224) and Delhi (10,054).
Of the total 3,029 fatalities, Maharashtra tops the tally with 1,198 fatalities, Gujarat comes second with 659 deaths, followed by Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal at 248 each, Delhi at 160, Rajasthan at 131, Uttar Pradesh at 104, Tamil Nadu at 78 and Andhra Pradesh at 50.