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The death toll from coronavirus rises to 9 in India; cases jump to 468 | India News


NEW DELHI: The death toll from the new coronavirus pandemic rose to nine on Monday after West Bengal and Himachal Pradesh reported one victim each, while the number of confirmed cases soared to 468, the health ministry said of the Union.
The number of active cases of COVID-19 is 424 now and 35 people have been cured / discharged / migrated, while nine have died, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 468, including 40 foreign citizens, according to data from the ministry.
West Bengal and Himachal Pradesh reported their first death due to COVID-19, while seven deaths were previously reported from Maharashtra (2), Bihar, Karnataka, Delhi, Gujarat and Punjab.
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Maharashtra has reported the highest number of COVID-19 cases with 74, including three foreigners, followed by Kerala with 67, including seven foreign citizens, according to ministry data.
Karnataka has 33 cases of coronavirus patients after seven more people tested positive for the deadly virus. The number of cases in Telangana has increased to 32, including 10 foreigners.
Uttar Pradesh now has 31 positive cases, including a foreign citizen. Delhi and Gujarat have reported 29 cases each, while Rajasthan has 28 positive cases, including two foreign nationals.
In Haryana, there are 26 cases, including 14 foreigners, while Punjab has 21 cases.
Ladakh has 13 cases, while Tamil Nadu has nine cases, including two foreigners. West Bengal reported seven cases, while Madhya Pradesh has six cases so far.
Chandigarh has six cases, while Andhra Pradesh reported seven cases. Jammu and Kashmir have four cases.
Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh have reported three cases each, while there are two cases in Bihar and Odisha. Puducherry and Chhattisgarh have each reported one case.

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