Record daily jump as India reports 28,638 new COVID-19 cases

India on Sunday recorded 28,638 new coronavirus cases, taking the total to 8,49,553. This is the biggest single-day jump in infections so far.

551 deaths reported in India in the last 24 hours, according to the health ministry.

The toll in the country is now 22,674.

Recovery Rate further climbs up to 62.42%, while over 5.15 lakh Covid-19 patients have recovered.

Maharashtra, most affected state crossed 10,000 deaths with an addition of 223 deaths on Saturday. The death toll now stands at 10,116.

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 12.75 million, death toll at 563,869.