COVID-19: India's count rises to 21,393, death toll at 681

Updated: Apr 23, 2020, 10:12 IST | ANI | New Delhi

Maharashtra has reported 269 deaths, the highest fatality rate among the states

Doctors listen to a resident at a COVID-19 coronavirus testing drive inside the Dharavi slum during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown. Pic/ AFP
Doctors listen to a resident at a COVID-19 coronavirus testing drive inside the Dharavi slum during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown. Pic/ AFP

With 1,409 new cases and 41 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, India's total number of COVID-19 positive cases reached 21,393 on Thursday, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The total number of cases include 16,454 active cases and 681 deaths. As many as 4,257 people have been cured/discharged so far while one has migrated.

Maharashtra continues to remain the worst affected state with 5,652 COVID-19 positive cases so far. The state has reported 269 deaths, the highest fatality rate among the states.

Delhi and Gujarat are the next two worst-hit states with 2,248 and 2,407 COVID-19 positive cases.

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.com

Subscribe
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK