With 366,161 fresh infections, India recorded a significant drop in the number of daily Covid-19 cases. Its cumulative caseload now stands at 22,662,575, while 246,116 people have died from the deadly virus. India now has 3.75 million active cases. On a positive note, 18,671,222 (or or 82.15 per cent of total caseload) patients have recovered. Maharashtra reported 37,236 new positive coronavirus cases, 549 deaths and 61,607 recoveries in the last 24 hours, according to the state health department.
Maharashtra on Sunday recorded 48,401 new coronavirus cases, taking the state's tally to 51,01,737, according to the daily health bulletin. The worst-hit state due to Covid-19 has witnessed a significant dip in new cases today after the state recorded 5,204 fewer cases in comparison with Saturday's numbers. Yesterday, the state has reported 53,605 cases in the 24-hour period. The dip in cases can also be a result of the fewer tests conducted in the last 24 hours. Testing witnessed a dip with only 2,47,466 samples being tested today With 2,47,466 new tests, the number of samples tested taking total tests to 2,94,38,797 as compared to 2,60,751 COVID-19 tests conducted on Saturday.