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Covid-19 cases in India jump past 33k

01-05-2020

New Delhi (UNI)

With 1,823 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the last 24 hours and 67 deaths, India’s total count of coronavirus cases has gone up to 33,610, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday. The total number of COVID fatalities spiked to 1075 pan India with 67 deaths reported in the past 24 hours. The number of cases that have recovered has also risen to 8,372 after addition of 630 cured cases since Wednesday evening.

There is an improvement in the recovery rate of COVID cases , the government had said. Maharashtra remains to be the worst hit with the situation escalating close to 10k confirmed cases at 9915. With 32 fresh fatalities reported since 24 hours, the toll in the state has now reached 432. The National Capital Delhi has maintained one of the best recovery rates in the country with 1092 patients cured and discharged from the hospitals so far, while the number of total cases now stand at 3439 with 56 fatalities. Meanwhile, in Gujarat, the second most affected state in the country, now houses 4,082 cases with deaths mounting to 197. The numbers have witnessed an increase on daily basis in the state since the past week. Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh have also been witnessing a rise with the number of cases standing at 2,561, 2,438 and 2,134 respectively.

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