Over 75,760 cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, marking the biggest daily rise in the country, Union Health Ministry data shows. The fresh cases have pushed the country’s coronavirus tally to over 33.1 lakh cases.
The total recovery number reached 25,23,771 in the country, taking the recovery rate to 76.24 percent. Maharashtra remains the hardest-hit state in the pandemic, accounting for 7,18,711 cases. Maharashtra is followed by three southern states, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka. India is the country with the third-highest coronavirus caseload in the world after the United States and Brazil.
The coronavirus pandemic has killed over 8.25 lakh people globally since it emerged in China late last year. Over 2.41 crore people have been infected with the novel coronavirus.