India has added 14,933 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the infection tally to 4,40,215 while the death count rose to 14,011 with 312 new fatalities, data from the Union Health Ministry this morning showed. Delhi on Monday emerged as the second worst-hit state by COVID-19 caseload in addition to death count though Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the situation in the national capital was getting stabilised gradually while Goa reported its first fatality from the disease. Maharashtra has reported the highest number of cases, followed by Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and West Bengal. 2,48,190 COVID-19 patients have recovered so far, taking the country’s recovery rate to 56.37 per cent. India has the fourth-highest number of coronavirus cases among 10 nations worst-hit by coronavirus.
Karnataka Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar’s wife and daughter have tested positive for coronavirus, a day after his father was confirmed to have been infected with the virus. The minister tweeted that he and his two sons have tested negative. Karnataka and capital Bengaluru have seen a spike in the number of coronavirus cases in the last few days, with the total case count in the state now settling at 9,399. 142 coronavirus-infected patients have died so far.