Coronavirus pandemic in India grew by the highest number yet on Friday when 7,466 fresh cases were reported across the country. The total number of coronavirus cases in India increased to 161,000. In the last 24 hours, 7, 466 Coronavirus cases have been reported whereas 175 people have died. The total Covid-19 cases in India stand at 1,65,799 while the death count is 4706. Maharashtra saw an explosion of fresh cases whereas Delhi recorded its biggest spike in Coronavirus tally in last 24 hours.
This is the first time our country India has reported more than 7,000 cases in a single day and the surge in the Coronavirus numbers comes just days ahead of the 4th phase of the lockdown is scheduled to end on 31st May. Most of India’s Coronavirus cases were reported in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Delhi and Gujarat. Maharashtra state has reported 59,546 Covid-19 cases and 1,982 people have died. In Tamil Nadu, 19,372 people have infected with the disease and 145 people have died, while Delhi reported 16,281 cases and 316 have died till date.
The number of deaths in Gujarat, the 4th worst-hit state, was higher than Tamil Nadu and Delhi at 316 but the cases stand at 7,495 so far.
Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Chennai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Indore, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Changalpattu and Thiruvallur constitute about 70 percent of the positive Coronavirus cases in the country.