COVID-19: India records highest single-day surge with 24,850 cases


India’s tally of coronavirus (Covid-19) surged to 673,165 with the biggest single-day increase of 24,850 new cases and 613 deaths, stated the Union health ministry on Sunday.

The country’s death toll has reached 19,268 and there are 244,4814 active cases across the country

The number of recoveries stands at 409,082. The recovery rate is now 60.76%, slightly down from Saturday’s 60.80%.

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.

In Delhi, the number of Covid-19 cases is inching towards the 100,000-mark. The Union health ministry stated97,200 cases and 3,004 deaths in the national capital so far.

In the northeast region of the country, Assam’s Covid-19 tally crossed the 11,000-mark on Saturday with the detection of 1,202 new cases, the single biggest spike in a day.

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