New Delhi: India is nearing towards 10.50 lakh coroanvirus cases and for the third consecutive day, the cases have increased by more than 30,000.
According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the country saw 34,884 people testing positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
The number of coronavirus cases now stands at 10,38,716. The death toll has increased to 26,273 with 671 fatalities.
As many as 6,53,750 people have recovered from the disease so far, the data said and added that there are currently 3,58,692 active cases in the country.
Of the 671 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, 258 are from Maharashtra, 115 from Karnataka, 79 from Tamilnadu, 42 from Andhra Pradesh, 38 from Uttar Pradesh, 26 each from West Bengal and Delhi, 17 from Gujarat, nine each from Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab, and eight each from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Telangana has reported seven fatalities, followed by Haryana five, Jharkhand, Bihar and Odisha four each, Assam and Puducherry three each, Chhattisgarh and Goa two each. Kerala and Uttarakhand have registered one fatality each.