India’s COVID-19 case count on Sunday rose to 78,64,811 after 50,129 new infections were reported in past 24 hours.
The country’s death toll went up by 578 to 1,18,534.
There are 6,68,154 active cases, and 70,78,123 recoveries in the country.
The active cases now comprise only 8.71 per cent of the total positive cases of the country, said Union Health Ministry.
India has so far tested 10,25,23,469 samples for coronavirus, the Indian Council of Medical Research announced.
With 1,40,702 total active cases, Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected state by COVID-19 in the country. Among other severely affected states, Karnataka has 86,768 active cases.