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Coronavirus state-wise tally July 28: Known COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka cross 1 lakh mark each

With more than 3.8 lakh COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of infections, followed by Tamil Nadu (2.2 lakh) and Delhi (1.3 lakh).

July 28, 2020 / 12:16 PM IST

India has recorded more than 14.8 lakh cases of the novel coronavirus and 33,425 deaths, according to the Union Health Ministry's latest update.

Of these, 4,96,988 are active cases while 9,52,743 have recovered.

The data was updated at 8 am on July 28 on the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's website.

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With more than 3.8 lakh COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of infections, followed by Tamil Nadu (2.2 lakh), Delhi (1.3 lakh), Andhra Pradesh (1.02 lakh) and Karnataka (1.01 lakh).

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Across the country, 5,28,082 samples were tested for the novel coronavirus on July 27, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.

Below is the coronavirus cases/deaths state-wise tally:
S. No.Name of State / UTActive Cases*Cured/Discharged/Migrated*Deaths**
1Andaman and Nicobar Islands145(3 )192(10 )1(1 )
2Andhra Pradesh51701(2745 )49558(3257 )1090(49 )
3Arunachal Pradesh662(12 )574(69 )3
4Assam8088(21 )25402(1362 )86(7 )
5Bihar13461(344 )27530(1715 )253(9 )
6Chandigarh321(19 )575(3 )14(1 )
7Chhattisgarh2529(66 )5172(228 )44(1 )
8Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu380(18 )564(14 )2
9Delhi10994(910 )116372(1497 )3853(26 )
10Goa1673(124 )3410(133 )36(1 )
11Gujarat13146(15 )41380(1015 )2348(22 )
12Haryana6684(128 )25046(662 )397(5 )
13Himachal Pradesh1040(74 )1216(18 )14(2 )
14Jammu and Kashmir7667(13 )10402(474 )321(9 )
15Jharkhand4824(338 )3770(66 )89(4 )
16Karnataka61827(3402 )37685(1847 )1953(75 )
17Kerala9619(45 )10045(745 )63(2 )
18Ladakh236(18 )1066(3 )4
19Madhya Pradesh7978(121 )19791(659 )820(9 )
20Maharashtra147896(1009 )221944(8706 )13883(227 )
21Manipur690(9 )1596(42 )0
22Meghalaya547(15 )186(51 )5
23Mizoram191(23 )1930
24Nagaland811(25 )569(20 )5(1 )
25Odisha9371(915 )17374(581 )147(7 )
26Puducherry1109(8 )1720(75 )43(3 )
27Punjab4387(285 )9064(254 )318(12 )
28Rajasthan10124(189 )26123(770 )631(10 )
29Sikkim380(17 )174(26 )1(1 )
30Tamil Nadu54896(1193 )162249(5723 )3571(77 )
31Telangana13753(1489 )42909(1577 )480(17 )
32Tripura1565(39 )2467(106 )17(4 )
33Uttarakhand2587(112 )3675(109 )66(3 )
34Uttar Pradesh26204(2283 )42833(1192 )1456(30 )
35West Bengal19502(93 )39917(2166 )1411(39 )
Total#496988(11874 )952743( 35175 )33425(654 )
*(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

Globally, more than 1.6 crore infections and over 6.5 lakh deaths have been reported due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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first published: Jul 28, 2020 11:30 am

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