India now has more than 2,07,615 coronavirus cases –8,900 new cases in the last 24 hours

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India witnessed closed to 9,000 new cases on Wednesday as the total case count of coronavirus mounted to 2,07,615, the Health Ministry data revealed.

With 8,909 new cases and 217 fatalities reported in the last 24 hours, India is now poised at the seventh place on the world tally table with just 25,000 cases behind Italy.

Of the total cases 1,01,497 are active and 1,00,303 have been cured and discharged while 5,815 have died from the disease.

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The recovery rate in the country stood at 48.31 per cent while the fatality rate docked at 2.8 per cent.

Maharashtra reported a total of 72,300 cases so far -- almost 50,000 more than Tamil Nadu with 24,586 and Delhi 22,132.

Maharashtra has also reported the highest number of casualties -- 2,465, followed by Gujarat (1,092), Delhi (556) and Madhya Pradesh (364).

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States that have reported more than 5,000 cases are Madhya Pradesh (8,420), Rajasthan (9,373), Uttar Pradesh (8,361) and West Bengal (6,168).

The Health Ministry on Tuesday said that India is far from COVID peak. ICMR official Nivedita Gupta, addressing a press conference, said: "We are very far away from the peak. Our preventive measures to curb the disease are very effective and we are better positioned in comparison with other countries. You will get to see the data in a week."

India so far has conducted a total of 41,03,233 tests and 1,37,158 samples were tested in the last 24 hours according to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

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The global count reached 6.4 million and fatalities crossed 3 lakh after the first case was reported in China's Wuhan in mid December 2019. The US continues to top the chart reporting the highest cases, followed by Brazil and Russia that have overtaken Italy, the UK and Spain in just over a month.

Here are the latest number of cases across states as per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare website.
S. No. Name of State / UT Active Cases* Cured/Discharged/Migrated* Deaths** Total Confirmed cases*
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 0 33 0 33
2 Andhra Pradesh 1413 2421 64 3898
3 Arunachal Pradesh 21 1 0 22
4 Assam 1185 324 4 1513
5 Bihar 2185 1946 24 4155
6 Chandigarh 82 214 5 301
7 Chhattisgarh 433 130 1 564
8 Dadar Nagar Haveli 3 1 0 4
9 Delhi 12333 9243 556 22132
10 Goa 22 57 0 79
11 Gujarat 4631 11894 1092 17617
12 Haryana 1560 1069 23 2652
13 Himachal Pradesh 200 140 5 345
14 Jammu and Kashmir 1732 953 33 2718
15 Jharkhand 387 320 5 712
16 Karnataka 2341 1403 52 3796
17 Kerala 774 627 11 1412
18 Ladakh 33 47 1 81
19 Madhya Pradesh 2835 5221 364 8420
20 Maharashtra 38502 31333 2465 72300
21 Manipur 75 14 0 89
22 Meghalaya 14 12 1 27
23 Mizoram 12 1 0 13
24 Nagaland 49 0 0 49
25 Odisha 913 1325 7 2245
26 Puducherry 57 25 0 82
27 Punjab 279 2017 46 2342
28 Rajasthan 2735 6435 203 9373
29 Sikkim 1 0 0 1
30 Tamil Nadu 10683 13706 197 24586
31 Telengana 1273 1526 92 2891
32 Tripura 295 173 0 468
33 Uttarakhand 784 252 7 1043
34 Uttar Pradesh 3109 5030 222 8361
35 West Bengal 3423 2410 335 6168
36 Cases being reassigned to states 7123 0 0 7123
37 Total# 101497 100303 5815 207615

See Also:
List of coronavirus hotspot in Andhra Pradesh
Coronavirus cases in India state wise
List of coronavirus hotspot in mumbai
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