With more than 13 lakh COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of infections, followed by Andhra Pradesh (6.6 lakh) and Tamil Nadu (5.6 lakh).
Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally crossed the 13-lakh mark on September 25 with the single-day addition of 17,794 more cases, the state health department said. About 416 more fatalities took the death toll in the state to 34,761.
With over 13 lakh cases, Maharashtra's COVID-19 tally remains the highest among Indian states and union territories, according to the Union Health Ministry's latest update.
The data was updated at 8.00 am on September 26 on the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's website.
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Here are the five most-affected states:
> Maharashtra - 13,00,757 cases (includes recoveries, deaths and active cases)
> Andhra Pradesh - 6,61,458 cases
> Tamil Nadu - 5,69,370 cases
> Karnataka - 5,57,212 cases
> Uttar Pradesh - 3,78,533 cases
India has recorded more than 59 lakh cases of the novel coronavirus and 93,379 deaths. Of these, more than 9.6 lakh are active cases while over 48.4 lakh have recovered.
Across the country, 13.4 samples were tested for the novel coronavirus on September 25, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.Below is the coronavirus cases/deaths state-wise tally:
Name of State / UT
|Total||Change since yesterday||Cumulative||Change since yesterday||Cumulative||Change since yesterday|
|1||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||179||10||3528||25||52|
|8||Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||182||8||2805||20||2|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||19170||281||49557||1478||1105||21|
|*(Including foreign nationals)|
|**(More than 70 percent cases due to comorbidities)|
|#State-wise distribution is subject to further verification and reconciliation|
|#Figures are being reconciled with ICMR|
Globally, there have been over 3.23 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 9.83 lakh people have died so far.Click here for Moneycontrol’s full coverage of the novel coronavirus pandemic