India's COVID-19 tally crosses 10,000 mark

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With 1211 news cases and 31 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the total number of COVID-19 cases in India has climbed to 10,363 on Tuesday, April 14

According to news agency ANI, out of the total number, 1036 people have been cured and 339 persons have died. At present, there are 8988 active patients in the country, the report quoting ministry of health and family welfare said.

Maharashtra has the highest number of cases (2334) followed by Delhi (1510) and Tamil Nadu (1173). Delhi and Maharashtra witnessed a big surge in Covid-19 cases on Monday with the capital recording 356 new cases and the western state 352, their highest single day tallies.

Together, these two states account for 37% India’s Covid-19 count. Delhi continues to pay a heavy price for the Tablighi outbreak with 79% of cases related to the Nizamuddin markaz, a Hindustan Times report said.

Coronavirus cases across the world have surpassed two million, according to Johns Hopkins University's tally. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called the coronavirus disease, which has flu like symptoms, 10 times more deadly than swine flu, also called H1N1, which caused a global pandemic in 2009.

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