Record spike of 64,399 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours takes India tally past 21-lakh mark

This is the third consecutive day that the COVID-19 cases have increased by more than 60,000. India had crossed the 20-lakh mark on Friday.

Record spike of  64,399 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours takes India tally past 21-lakh mark

New Delhi: With a record single-day spike of 64,399 cases, India's coronavirus tally crossed 21 lakh on Sunday (August 9), while the death toll climbed to 43,379 with 861 more fatalities, as per the Health Ministry data.

Out of the total 21,53,010 coronavirus cases in India, the number of recoveries surged to 14,80,884 with record 53,879 more people recuperating in the past 24 hours, taking recovery rate to 68.78 percent,. The case fatality rate has dropped 2.01 percent, according to ministry data.

Here's the state-wise detail of COVID-19 data in India:

S. No. Name of State / UT Active Cases* Cured/Discharged/Migrated* Deaths**
Total Change since yesterday Cumulative Change since yesterday Cumulative Change since yesterday
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 831 53 500 75 20 1
2 Andhra Pradesh 85486 832 129615 9151 1939 97
3 Arunachal Pradesh 684 36 1430 104 3  
4 Assam 16983 428 40591 1782 140 8
5 Bihar 26669 216 48243 3761 382 13
6 Chandigarh 530 1 872 52 24 1
7 Chhattisgarh 3072 70 8582 263 89 2
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 417 4 1037 23 2  
9 Delhi 10667 258 129362 1130 4098 16
10 Goa 2332 50 5802 207 72 2
11 Gujarat 14386 57 52855 1135 2628 23
12 Haryana 6338 195 34031 587 474 7
13 Himachal Pradesh 1169 13 2081 127 14  
14 Jammu and Kashmir 7264 4 16667 449 459 10
15 Jharkhand 8816 107 8123 732 155 4
16 Karnataka 79773 2079 89238 5006 3091 93
17 Kerala 12152 299 20862 1715 106 4
18 Ladakh 416 5 1214 20 9  
19 Madhya Pradesh 8827 112 28353 732 977 15
20 Maharashtra 147355 1466 338362 11081 17367 275
21 Manipur 1697 167 1927 1 11 1
22 Meghalaya 594 4 423 12 6 1
23 Mizoram 297 20 296 7 0  
24 Nagaland 1785 41 896 72 7  
25 Odisha 13692 87 30242 1544 259 12
26 Puducherry 1989 116 3054 140 80 5
27 Punjab 7486 135 14880 840 562 23
28 Rajasthan 13387 192 37163 968 778 11
29 Sikkim 389 58 470 64 1  
30 Tamil Nadu 53481 722 232618 5043 4808 118
31 Telengana 22869 301 55999 1669 627 12
32 Tripura 1929 51 4176 92 41 4
33 Uttarakhand 3322 264 5963 232 117 5
34 Uttar Pradesh 46177 1614 69833 2999 2028 47
35 West Bengal 25486 834 65124 2064 2005 51
Total# 628747 9659 1480884 53879 43379 861
*(Including foreign Nationals)

There are 6,28,747 active cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), comprising 29.20 per cent of the total caseload in the country. 

This is the third consecutive day that the COVID-19 cases have increased by more than 60,000. India had crossed the 20-lakh mark on Friday.

As many as 7,19,364 samples were tested on Saturday, the highest in a day so far. A total of 2,41,06,535 samples have been tested so far, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research.