India’s tally of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) reached 673,165 with the biggest single-day increase of 24,850 new cases and 613 deaths, data from the Union health ministry on Sunday showed.
The country’s death toll due to the disease has reached 19,268 and there are 2,44,814 active cases of Covid-19 in the country, according to the health ministry’s dashboard.The number of recoveries stands at 409,082 with 14,856 people cured of the viral disease in the last 24 hours. The recovery rate is now 60.76%, slightly down from Saturday’s 60.80%.
This is the third consecutive day when coronavirus disease cases have increased by more than 20,000.
There are 14 states in the country which have reported more than 10,000 Covid-19 cases and Maharashtra remained the worst-hit on Sunday.
Maharashtra has 200,064 Covid-19 cases and a death toll of 8,671.