Mumbai, Thane and Pune are some of the worst-hit cities in Maharashtra. Mumbai alone has witnessed over 12,000 coronavirus cases.(PTI)
Mumbai, Thane and Pune are some of the worst-hit cities in Maharashtra. Mumbai alone has witnessed over 12,000 coronavirus cases.(PTI)

Burden of coronavirus: List of states with over 5,000 Covid-19 cases in India

Maharashtra continues to see no respite in its Covid-19 cases, Delhi and Gujarat also struggle to contain the virus spread
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2020 01:37 PM IST

Coronavirus cases in India near a grim milestone. On Sunday, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Affairs updated the total number of cases in the country to 62,939, breaching the 60,000-mark. The number of fatalities caused by coronavirus across the country stands at 2,109 while 19,357 have been cured or discharged from the hospitals. 

Maharashtra continues to see no respite in its Covid-19 cases, Delhi and Gujarat also struggle to contain the virus spread. Here’s taking a look at states where coronavirus cases are on a rapid rise and have crossed the 5,000-mark.

Maharashtra

The state has reported a whopping 20,228 Covid-19 cases. Maharashtra has recorded 779 deaths so far while 3800 patients have recovered. Mumbai, Thane and Pune are some of the worst-hit cities in the state. Mumbai alone has witnessed over 12,000 coronavirus cases. 

Gujarat

Second in terms of number of Covid-19 cases in the country. The tally in the state, as per the Ministry of Health, stands way above 5,000 at 7796. 472 people have died due to the coronavirus disease in Gujarat, 2091 people have recovered so far. Ahmedabad is the worst-hit city in the state. 

Also read: India’s Covid-19 cases near 63,000-mark, death toll at 2,109

Delhi

In the national capital, 6542 people have tested positive for coronavirus. 73 people have died from the infection while 2020 have made a recovery, as per the health ministry’s data.

Tamil Nadu

The southern state has reported 6535 coronavirus cases. Tamil Nadu has seen 1824 people recover from the deadly contagion while 44 patients have succumbed to death. 

States with over 3,000 cases

Covid-19 cases are rising rapidly in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu. All three states have reported more than 3,000 coronavirus cases till date. In Rajasthan, coronavirus cases touched 3708 on Sunday. The state has reported 106 fatalities, and 12026 patients have recovered from the infection.  

Madhya Pradesh has reported 3614 positive cases of coronavirus. 215 people have died from Covid-19 here while 1676 have recovered. Indore, Ujjain and Bhopal are top coronavirus-hit cities here. 

The number of Covid-19 positive cases reached 3373 in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. While 1499 people have recovered from coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh, 74 have died from the infection here. 

 

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