BH CORRESPONDENT, New Delhi: The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in India has gone up to 10,815, showed the data published by the health ministry, while the death toll reached to 368. 1,211 fresh cases and 31 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours.
Of these, 8,988 are active cases of COVID-19, 1,035 individuals have recovered and discharged from the hospital while one person has migrated to another country.
Maharashtra remained the worst hit state with a total number of positive cases rising to 2,337, followed by New Delhi with 1,510 cases and Tamil Nadu, which has reported 1,173 cases, according to the health ministry data.
Among other states, Uttar Pradesh reported 558 coronavirus cases, Rajasthan 873 cases, Telangana 562 cases, Andhra Pradesh 432 cases, Madhya Pradesh 604 cases and Gujarat 539 cases.
Most number of casualties from coronavirus has been reported from Maharashtra with 160 deaths while Madhya Pradesh reported 43 deaths, Delhi 28 and Gujarat 26.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended the nationwide lockdown till May 3. However, the Centre and the states will take a relook at the coronavirus scene in the country and there would be some relaxations in certain sectors. The same would be announced on April 20.