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These are the 10 most-affected cities in India with the highest number of COVID-19 cases

These are the 10 most-affected cities in India with the highest number of COVID-19 cases
  • India on Friday became the fourth worst-affected country due to coronavirus.
  • As of Friday morning, the overall number of cases stood at 297535, while the death toll increased to 8498.
  • Maharashtra remained the worst-hit state in the country with total inching close to the one lakh-mark with 97,148 cases, including 3,590 deaths and 46,078 recoveries.
In a new grim milestone, India on Friday became the fourth worst-affected country due to coronavirus as the total number of COVID-19 cases in India inches towards the 3 lakh mark. At the same time, the deaths have surged to more than 8400.

As of Friday morning, the overall number of cases stood at 297535, while the death toll increased to 8498, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare revealed in its latest update.

Maharashtra remained the worst-hit state in the country with total inching close to the one lakh-mark with 97,148 cases, including 3,590 deaths and 46,078 recoveries.

It is followed by Tamil Nadu (38,716) and the national capital with 34,687 Covid-19 cases. States with more than 10,000 cases include Gujarat with 22,032 cases and 1,385 deaths, Uttar Pradesh (12,088), Rajasthan (11,838), Madhya Pradesh (10,241).

Here’s the list of top 10 worst-affected cities in India

Mumbai accounts for 55% of Maharashtra total cases

Mumbai accounts for 55% of Maharashtra total cases
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Mumbai is the worst-hit city in India with more than 18% of the total cases of India and 55% cases against the state’s total. It added over 1,500 COVID-19 cases for the second consecutive day on Thursday, which took the number of patients in the megapolis to 53,985, according to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

For the second consecutive day, Maharashtra recorded new highs on the Covid-19 dashboard — 152 deaths and 3,607 cases — with the highest 97 fatalities for the second day running in Mumbai.

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National capital leads the second place

National capital leads the second place

Second in the list is the national capital, Delhi which recorded 1,877 fresh coronavirus cases on Thursday, the highest single-day spike. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the city stood over 34,000-mark, and the death toll due to the disease mounted to 1,085.

This is the first time when over 1,800 cases have been reported in a day in Delhi. The previous highest spike in fresh cases — 1,513— was recorded on June 3.

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Chennai has more than 70% of TN’s cases

Chennai has more than 70% of TN’s cases

Chennai leads the total number of counts in Tamil Nadu as the city accounts for 70% of the total cases. The city tally stood at 27,398.

Tamil Nadu in total has 38,716 cases as the state claims that the Covid-19 death rate is about 0.8%.

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Gujarat’s largest city Ahmedabad accounts for 70% of the state’s tally

Gujarat’s largest city Ahmedabad accounts for 70% of the state’s tally

Ahmedabad accounts for more than 15635 cases of Gujarat. The state in total accounts for 22,067 cases and more than 70% are from Ahmedabad.

The 513 cases were detected from 6,520 RT-PCR tests carried out on Thursday. Although the number of positive cases being detected from Ahmedabad is gradually coming down from around 80% to under 70%, the total number of cases detected across the state are still soaring.

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Thane coronavirus tally inches towards 15,679 mark

Thane coronavirus tally inches towards 15,679 mark

The tally of coronavirus patients in Thane district of Maharashtra crossed the 13,000-mark after 774 people tested positive for the infection on Thursday, officials said. With the virus claiming 35 more lives, the death toll in the district has gone up to 468, they said.

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Pune accounts for 10394 of the total cases in Maharashtra

Pune accounts for 10394 of the total cases in Maharashtra
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Pune is the sixth worst-hit city in India and third worst hit in the state of Maharashtra. The city accounts for 10,812 cases, with 460 deaths in the district.

The number of positive cases in rural and Pune cantonment board areas has increased to 904

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Indore has more than 3,972 coronavirus cases in the city

Indore has more than 3,972 coronavirus cases in the city

Madhya Pradesh’s Indore is the seventh worst-hit city in the country. It accounts for more than 3,972 cases out of 10241 total cases in the state.

According to the data, the city death toll stood at 163.

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Jaipur remains the worst-hit in Rajasthan

Jaipur remains the worst-hit in Rajasthan
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Jaipur remained the worst-hit coronavirus city in Rajasthan with more than 2,449 coronavirus cases. The city accounts for 21% of the total 11,651 cases in the state of Rajasthan.

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Jodhpur accounts for the second-highest number of cases in Rajasthan

Jodhpur accounts for the second-highest number of cases in Rajasthan
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Jodhpur is the second city to breach the 2,000-mark in Rajasthan. The total number of coronavirus cases in the city rose to 2,047.

The city accounts for 18% of the total 11,651 cases in the state of Rajasthan.

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Surat is the tenth worst affected with more than 2366 cases

Surat is the tenth worst affected with more than 2366 cases

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Surat increased to 2366 on Friday. According to Surat Municipal corporation, the city has 724 active cases with the death toll rising to 93.

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