Covid death toll in India rises to 169, total 5,865 confirmed cases

New Delhi (NVI): The total number of coronavirus cases in India jumped to 5,865, while the death toll rose to 169 today, according to the Health Ministry.

According to reports, 500 fresh cases have been reported in the last 24 hours. Out of the total 5,865 cases, 71 are foreigners.

The worst affected state in the country remains Maharashtra with 1,135 cases and 72 deaths so far. More than 650 cases have been confirmed in Mumbai alone.

Tamil Nadu has reported 738 confirmed cases with 8 deaths while Delhi has 669 total cases with 9 deaths so far.

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Other worst-affected states according to the deaths recorded are Telangana (7), Uttar Pradesh (4), Rajasthan (3) and Andhra Pradesh (4).

At present, there are 5,281 active cases in the country, while 478 patients have been cured or discharged. Out of these, one patient has migrated from the country.