The coronavirus cases in India has crossed 35 lakh mark with the highest single-day spike of 78,761 fresh cases and 948 deaths. As per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the coronavirus tally in India stands at 35,42,733 cases.
Out of the total cases, 7,65,302 are active ones, including 12,878, which came up in the last 24 hours. A total of 27,13,933 have recovered from the virus so far. With 64,935 recoveries in a day, the recovery rate reached 76.47 percent and the fatality rate was 1.81 percent. So far, 63,498 people have died of the disease.
Maharashtra continues to remain the worst-hit state with 7,47,995 cases and 23,775 deaths followed by Tamil Nadu with 4,09,238 cases and 7,050 deaths. Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, West Bengal and Bihar come next.
India achieved a record number of 10,55,027 tests in a single day on Saturday taking the total number of samples tested so far to 4,14,61,636 as per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) data.