India reported 90,802 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s total count over the 42-lakh mark.
“A total of 1,016 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. The total case tally stands at 42,04,614 including 8,82,542 active cases, 32,50,429 cured/discharged/migrated and 71,642 deaths,” the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
The worst-affected State continues to be Maharashtra which on Sunday reported 23,350 new COVID-19 cases; the state’s tally of people infected with the virus has surpassed the 9 lakh-mark.
With 23,350 patients testing positive yesterday, Maharashtra’s overall count of positives cases has reached 9,07,212, according to the State’s Public Health Department.