Death toll in India crosses 100-mark, total Covid-19 cases top 4,000

Death toll  in India crosses 100-mark, total Covid-19 cases top 4,000

The total number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in India has crossed the 4,000-mark with the death toll surging past 100 on Monday.

As per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India’s Covid-19 tally climbed to 4,067 cases with an increase of 490 cases in the last 12 hours ending Monday morning. The ministry added that the death toll has crossed the 100-mark. At least 109 coronavirus-related deaths have been reported across the country.

While the active cases in India are 3,666, around 300 people have either been discharged or migrated, the Union ministry added.

Maharashtra remains the worst-hit state on Monday with the number of confirmed cases nearing the 700-mark.

After Maharashtra, at 571, Tamil Nadu has the most number of novel coronavirus cases. Delhi has also crossed the 500-mark. On Monday, the tally stood at 503. Kerala, which had reported the first case in the country, has now registered 314 positive cases.

As of Sunday night, the number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in India was 3,374 and death toll at 77.