Coronavirus India State Wise Cases Latest Updates: Coronavirus cases in India continue to surge with Maharashtra reporting over 40,000 cases with the state capital Mumbai emerging the worst-hit as it recorded over 25,000 COVID-19 cases so far. Cities like Pune and Nashik are the other hotspots in Maharashtra. Death toll in the state now stands at 1,454, officials said. As per the latest data released by the Union Health Ministry on Friday, highest single-day spike so far in COVID-19 cases has taken the tally to over over 1.18 lakh cases in India. Even as the death toll in India has reached 3,580, the Union Health Ministry has said that mortality rate in COVID-19 cases in the country is 3.06 per cent as against the global rate of 6.65. The ministry credited the efforts towards timely case identification and proper clinical management for the low mortality rate.
Meanwhile, the country continues to remain in lockdown. The government said lockdown 4.0 will continue till May 31. However, several exceptions have been given in lockdown 4.0. Rail and air services have been allowed to start in a staggered manner and shops can also open under the prescribed social distancing norms.
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