India records 1,463 fresh Covid-19 cases, 60 deaths in 24 hours

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New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The total number of Covid-19 cases in the country mounted to 28,380 as on Monday evening, with 1,463 cases and 60 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said.
Of the total cases, 21,132 are active cases, 6,361 people have recovered, and 886 people have succumbed to the disease.
Maharashtra remained the worst-hit state with a total number of cases rising to 8,068, followed by Gujarat which reported 3,301 cases and Delhi which has reported 2,981 cases, according to the Health Ministry data.
Besides the trio, other states which have crossed the 1,500 mark are Madhya Pradesh (2,168), Rajasthan (2,185), Tamil Nadu (1,885) and Uttar Pradesh (1,955).
Maharashtra has recorded 342 deaths, the highest number of fatalities among all the states. The western state is followed by its neighbour, Gujarat at 151, other neighbour, Madhya Pradesh at 106 and New Delhi at 54.
Among other major states, Andhra Pradesh has reported 1,177 and 31 deaths, Bihar stood at 277 cases and two deaths, Haryana at 289 and three deaths, Jammu and Kashmir at 523 cases and six deaths, Karnataka at 511 and 20 deaths and Kerala docked 469 cases and four deaths.
States which have reported less than 10 cases are Tripura, Mizoram, Puducherry, Manipur, Goa and Arunanchal Pradesh.
On the global front, the total number of cases have crossed 2.9 million mark and over two lakh people have died till now.

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