Death toll in India rises to 1583; cases Surged to 46,711

Delhi: May 06

The death toll due to the novel corona virus rose to 1,583 with 194 fatalities reported since Monday evening. The number of cases saw a big jump of 3,875 to go up to 46,711 cases on Tuesday, according to the Union health ministry.
The ministry also released a data for cases and deaths from Monday 8 am to Tuesday 8 am. It said in this 24 hours period, India registered a record single day increase of 195 deaths and 3,900 cases, taking the total number of COVID-19 fatalities to 1,568 and cases to 46,433.
The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 31,967 while 13,160 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, according to the ministry’s updated data on Tuesday evening. Thus, around 28.17 per cent patients have recovered so far,” joint secretary at the health ministry Lav Agarwal said during a press briefing on the COVID-19 situation in the country.
The total number of cases include 111 foreign nationals. A total 194 deaths were reported since Monday evening, of which 98 fatalities were reported from West Bengal, 35 from Maharashtra, 29 from Gujarat, 11 from Madhya Pradesh, eight from Uttar Pradesh, six from Rajasthan, two each from Punjab and Karnataka and one each from Chandigarh, Haryana and Tamil Nadu.