BH CORRESPONDENT, New Delhi: The coronavirus death toll in the country rose to 324 and the number of confirmed cases to 9,352 on Monday, according to the Union Health Ministry data. Meanwhile, in the last 24 hours, 35 people have died.
Till Sunday, Maharashtra remained the worst coronavirus hit state with 1985 cases and 149 deaths, followed by Madhya Pradesh with 564 cases. Gujarat has 516 cases and Delhi stands at 1154. Punjab has registered 11 deaths while Tamil Nadu reported 1041 cases. West Bengal has registered seven deaths so far and 95 positive cases.
There has been a lag in the Union Health Ministry figures, compared to the number of cases announced by different states, which officials attribute to procedural delays in assigning the cases to individual states.