Death toll in India rises to 353
NEWDELHI, 14th Apr: The death toll due to novel coronavirus rose to 353 with 29 fatalities reported since Monday evening, while the number of cases saw a record jump of 1,463 to go up to 10,815 cases on Tuesday, according to the Union Health Ministry.
The number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 9,272 and as many as 1,189 people have been cured and discharged, and one has migrated, it said. The total number of cases includes 76 foreign nationals. However, a PTI tally of figures reported by various states as on Tuesday evening showed at least 10,986 cases and 365 deaths. Twenty-nine deaths have been reported since Monday evening, of which 11 deaths were reported from Maharashtra, seven from Madhya Pradesh, four from Delhi, three from Karnataka, two from Andhra Pradesh and one each from Punjab and Telangana. Of the total 353 deaths, Maharashtra tops the tally with 160 fatalities, followed by Madhya Pradesh at 50, Delhi at 28, Gujarat at 26 and Telangana at 17. Punjab has reported 12 deaths, Tamil Nadu 11 while Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka have reported nine deaths each.