The number of coronavirus cases in India have risen to 5,28,859 as it recorded 19,906 fresh infections in the last 24 hours. A total of 16,095 coronavirus patients have lost their lives, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday.
There are 2,03,051 active cases while 3,09,712 have been cured/discharged, according to Health Ministry data.
Maharashtra remains the worst affected state in the country. The total number of COVID-19 cases has risen to 1,59,133 with 7,273 fatalities.
Delhi has the second highest COVID-19 cases – 80,188 with 2,558 deaths, followed by Tamil Nadu – 78,335 cases and 1,025 deaths, Gujarat – 30,709 cases and 1,789 fatalities.
A total of 82,27,802 samples have been tested so far of which 2,31,095 samples have been tested in the last 24 hours, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.