New Delhi: India on Sunday recorded 30,254 new cases of the coronavirus infection, which pushed the nationwide tally to 98,57,029, according to Union health ministry update.
Meanwhile, the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 93.57 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 94.93 per cent.
The total coronavirus cases mounted to 98,57,029 with 30,254 infections being reported in a day, while the death toll rose to 1,43,019 with 391 new fatalities, the data showed.
A total of 33,136 recovered in the last 24 hours taking the cured tally to 93,57,464. Currently, there are 3,56,546 active cases. The recovery rate stands at 94.93 per cent, and the fatality rate is 1.45 as per cent.
A total of 15,37,11,833 samples have been tested for Covid-19 till now. Of these, 10,14,434 samples were tested on Friday, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state with 18,76,699 cases.