An ITBP Stress Counsellor interacts with a COVID-19 patient at Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre, Radha Soami Beas, Chhatarpur, New Delhi
With 33,059 cases reported in the past 24 hours, Tamil Nadu is leading the state list. It is followed by Kerala and Karnataka as both reported over 30,000 cases on Tuesday. Maharashtra, which was leading the list for months reported the country’s fourth highest case count with 28,438 new infections. Andhra Pradesh reported 21,320 cases and was the fifth state to report over 20,000 cases. The case count was 19,428 for West Bengal and 10,321 for Odisha and no other state reported over 10,000 cases today.
The six most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (5,433,506), Karnataka (2,272,374), Kerala (2,200,706), Uttar Pradesh (1,637,663), Tamil Nadu (1,664,350), and Delhi (1,398,391).
World coronavirus update: Coronavirus cases rise unabated across the globe with 164,873,087 infected by the deadly contagion. While 145,009,350 have recovered, 3,417,706 have died so far. The US remains the worst-hit country with 33,773,544, followed by India, Brazil, France and Turkey. However, in the past seven days, India has added the highest number of fresh cases at 2,236,043, followed by the Brazil (447,076) and US (224,631).