The number of coronavirus cases in India have risen to 6,73,165 as it recorded 24,850 fresh infections in the last 24 hours. A total of 19,268 coronavirus patients have lost their lives, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday.
There are 2,44,814 active cases while 4,09,082 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 2,00064 with 8,671 fatalities.
Tamil Nadu has the second highest COVID-19 cases – 1,07,001 with 1,450 deaths followed by Delhi – 97,200 and 3,004 deaths, Gujarat – 35,312 cases and 1,925 fatalities and Uttar Pradesh – 26,554 cases and 773 deaths.
A total of 97,89,066 samples have been tested so far of which 2,48,934 samples have been tested in the last 24 hours, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.