Death toll due to COVID-19 rises to 2,752; cases climb to 85,940: Health Ministry
The number of active cases stood at 53,035, while 30,152 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, it said.
"Thus, around 35.08 per cent patients have recovered so far," a senior health ministry official said.The total confirmed cases include foreign nationals too.
Of the 2,752 fatalities, Maharashtra tops the tally with 1,068 deaths, Gujarat comes second with 606 deaths, followed by Madhya Pradesh at 239, West Bengal at 225, Rajasthan at 125, Delhi at 123, Uttar Pradesh at 95, Tamil Nadu at 71 and Andhra Pradesh at 48.The death toll reached 36 in Karnataka, 34 in Telangana and 32 in Punjab, the ministry said.
Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir have reported 11 fatalities each due to the disease, while Bihar has registered seven and Kerala has reported four deaths.Jharkhand, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh and Odisha have recorded three COVID-19 fatalities each, while Assam has reported two deaths.Meghalaya, Uttarakhand and Puducherry have reported one fatality each, according to the ministry data.
More than 70 per cent of the deaths are due to comorbidities (existence of multiple disorders), the ministry added.ASK SRY
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