COVID-19: State-wise total confirmed cases on April 18

Coronavirus India update: State-wise total number of confirmed cases, deaths on April 18

Total number of confirmed positive cases in India reaches 15,543; death toll stands at 499 as of April 18

Indian fishermen, who said they were refused entry at two ports after a nationwide lockdown was imposed to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), wait to get their health checkup after they disembarked from their boats after travelling in the Arabian Sea to reach to their home state Maharashtra from the western state of Gujarat, in Dahanu in Palghar district in Maharashtra, India, April 17, 2020. (Reuters Photo)

The spread of novel coronavirus in India has quickened in the past few days with new cases of coronavirus and COVID-19 deaths being reported every day. After the first confirmed positive case was reported on January 30 in Kerala, the epidemic has expanded its footprints in the country, affecting over 14,000 people.

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More than three billion people around the world have been living under lockdown for the past few days as governments step up efforts to combat coronavirus pandemic which has left more than 1.4 lakh people dead globally.

While novel coronavirus has impacted China, Italy, the US, and Spain the most, India too is seeing COVID-19 infect its economy. After making its presence in Kerala first, the novel coronavirus spread to other cities/regions, including Bengaluru, Pune, Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Hyderabad, Jammu and Kashmir.

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Here’s the full list of coronavirus positive cases in India and the state-wise impact of the pandemic (this list will be updated regularly).

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Coronavirus in India: Total number of positive cases (including deaths): 15,543 as of April 18.

States/UTs death toll (Details are updated as we receive information) Total deaths in India: 499

 

Andhra Pradesh: 14

Assam: 1

Bihar: 2

Delhi: 43

Gujarat: 53

Haryana: 3

Himachal Pradesh: 2

Jammu and Kashmir: 5

Jharkhand: 2

Karnataka: 14

Kerala: 3

Madhya Pradesh: 69

Maharashtra: 201

Meghalaya: 1

Odisha: 1

Punjab: 13

Rajasthan: 13

Tamil Nadu: 15

Telangana: 18

Uttar Pradesh: 14

West Bengal: 12

Coronavirus in India: States/UTs with confirmed positive cases (Details are updated as we receive information)

Maharashtra: 3,648

Delhi: 1,893

Tamil Nadu: 1,323

Rajasthan: 1,351

Madhya Pradesh: 1,360

Gujarat: 1,376

Uttar Pradesh: 974

Telangana: 766

Andhra Pradesh: 603

Kerala: 395

Karnataka: 384

Jammu and Kashmir: 341

West Bengal: 287

Haryana: 227

Punjab: 202

Bihar: 85

Odisha: 61

Uttarakhand: 42

Himachal Pradesh: 38

Chhattisgarh: 36

Assam: 35

Jharkhand: 33

Chandigarh: 21

Ladakh: 18

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: 12

Puducherry: 7

Goa: 7

Meghalaya: 11

Manipur: 2

Tripura: 2

Mizoram: 1

Arunachal Pradesh: 1

Nagaland: 1

Note: The tallies above include foreigners who have been infected with COVID-19.

No. of people discharged: 1515

While the Centre and state governments have been trying hard to check the spread of coronavirus by tracking, isolating and treating the infected persons, the gradual rise of the pandemic in India is worrisome.