COVID-19 cases in India rise to 15,712, Death toll at 507

Coronavirus cases in India rose to 15,712 with 507 fatalities. There are 12,974 active cases while 2,230 have been cured/discharged, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.

Maharashtra has highest COVID-19 cases – 3,651, followed by Delhi – 1,893, Madhya Pradesh – 1,407, Gujarat – 1,376, Tamil Nadu – 1,372 and Rajasthan – 1,351.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday chaired a review meeting on MHA Control Room operations set up to fight the COVID-19 epidemic, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Shah reviewed COVID-19 situation in various States with the officers of the control room, took their views and appreciated the exemplary work done by them.

The MHA control room is working 24*7 and not only coordinating with States but also with various ministries of the central government, to fight the epidemic, as per the official release.

The COVID-19 pandemic has infected over 2 million people globally and more than 1,60,000 people have lost their lives.