Coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu, the second most-affected state, have now crossed 4 lakh mark. It has now registered as many as 4.03 lakh cases as of August 28, 2020.
With over 7.33 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 am on August 28 on the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's website.
Here are the five most-affected states:
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> Maharashtra - 7,33,568 cases (includes recoveries, deaths and active cases)
> Tamil Nadu - 4,03,242 cases
> Andhra Pradesh - 3,93,090 cases
> Karnataka - 3,09,792 cases
> Uttar Pradesh - 2,08,419 cases
India has recorded more than 33.8 lakh cases of the novel coronavirus and 61,529 deaths. Of these, more than 7.42 lakh are active cases while over 25.83 lakh have recovered.
Across the country, 9,01,338 samples were tested for the novel coronavirus on August 27, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.Below is the coronavirus cases/deaths state-wise tally:
|S. No.||Name of State / UT||Active Cases*||Cured/Discharged/Migrated*||Deaths**|
|Total||Change since yesterday||Cumulative||Change since yesterday||Cumulative||Change since yesterday|
|1||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||602||-33||2374||65||42||1|
|8||Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||348||-16||1916||54||2|
|14||Jammu and Kashmir||7743||113||26721||528||671||14|
|*(Including foreign Nationals)|
|**( more than 70% cases due to comorbidities )|
|#States wise distribution is subject to further verification and reconciliation|
|#Our figures are being reconciled with ICMR|
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