New Delhi: India has reported a spike of 28,701 new COVID-19 cases and 500 deaths in the last 24 hours.
Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in India have risen to 8,78,254, according to the latest update from the Union Health Ministry. This number includes cases involving foreign nationals, patients who have recovered and the death toll.
The death toll in India due to the novel coronavirus pandemic has risen to 23,174.
The reported active COVID-19 cases in India now stand at 3,01,609, according to the Union Health Ministry.
As many as 5,53,470 COVID-19 patients have been cured and discharged so far.
With 2,54,427 confirmed cases of COVID-19 so far, Maharashtra remains the worst-affected state in the country, followed by Tamil Nadu (1,38,470) and Delhi (1,12,494).
Globally 12,877,551 people have been infected with the virus while 5,68,528 people have died due to it.
The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday, with the total rising by 230,370 in 24 hours.
The biggest increases were from the United States, Brazil, India, and South Africa.