New Delhi: With 18,552 new positive cases of coronavirus and 384 deaths in the last 24 hours, the total number of infected persons in India has climbed to 5,08,953, while the death toll mounted to 15,685, as per the latest data by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday morning.
Of the total cases, 2,95,879have been successfully treated while one case has been migrated from the country. There are 1,97,387active cases of Covid-19 in India.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected by the coronavirus outbreak in the country with Covid-19 tally crossing 1.5 lakh. The total number of positive cases in the state has climbed to 1,52,765 and 7,106 deaths, according to the Union Health Ministry.
Delhi has become the second-worst hit in the country with 77,240 Covid-19 cases and 2,492 deaths. Tamil Nadu is placed at the third spot having reported 74,622 confirmed cases and 957 deaths, followed by Gujarat (30,095 cases, 1,771 deaths), Uttar Pradesh (20,943 cases, 630 deaths), and Rajasthan (16,660 cases, 380 deaths).