India confirms 84,542 new COVID-19 cases and 3,996 deaths on Friday

India confirms 84,542 new COVID-19 cases and 3,996 deaths on Friday

Fresh COVID-19 cases dipped to 84,542 on Friday in India. The new fatalities recorded on the day stood at 3,996 taking the overall number of deaths from the pandemic to 3 ,67,106. The country has recorded 2,93,58,514 cases so far, of which the active infection load comprised 10,76,736 cases, according to data from the union health ministry.

Tamil Nadu recorded 15,759 new incidences on Friday. As many as 378 deaths were recorded during the day taking the total fatalities to 28,906. The total case tally has reached 23,24,597, of which 1,74,802 are active infections.

Kerala recorded 14,233 new incidences on Friday. The total number of infections has reached 27,02,823, active infections comprised 1,34,001 cases. As many as 173 deaths were recorded during the day taking the total fatalities to 10,804.

Meanwhile, fresh cases in Maharashtra rose to 11,766 with 2,619 fatalities on Friday. The total number of deaths from COVID-19 has surged to 1,06,367 in the state. The total cases reported from the state has reached 58,87,853, of which 1,61,704 are active cases.

Other states which reported more than 1000 cases on Friday included Karnataka (8,249), Andhra Pradesh (8,239), Odisha (5,235), West Bengal (4,883), Assam (3,666), Telangana (1,707) and Punjab (1,201).