Maharashtra, Gujarat, Delhi: Worst pandemic affected states

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Coronavirus pandemic cases in Maharashtra have crossed the 9,000-mark while Delhi is fast catching up with Gujarat, the second worst-affected state in the country.

Maharashtra reported 729 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the state’s tally to 9,318, a health official said.

The state also reported 31 more deaths due to the disease, raising the toll to 400.1,29,931people tested so far.

Mumbai city reported an increase of 393 Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, taking its tally to 6,169. The state capital has reported deaths of 244 patients so far.

Gujarat is second in terms of number of Covid-19 cases. The tally in the state, Ministry of Health, stands at 3,744. While 181 people have died due to the coronavirus disease, Gujarat has seen 434 recoveries so far.

As many as 3,314 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Delhi. Fifty four people have died from the infection while 1,078 have made a recovery in the national capital, as per the health ministry’s data.

According to the latest figures updated by the Ministry of Health, there are 22,629 active coronavirus cases in the country, 7,695 patients have been cured or discharged while 1007 people have died from the deadly contagion.

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