In the last 24 hours, India has registered 39,742 COVID-19 cases with 535 deaths due to the virus taking the total tally to 3,13,71,901and 4,20,551 in the country respectively.
The number of active cases currently stands at 4,08,212. A decline of 756 cases have been witnessed from the previous day’s record.
The number of people discharged after recovering from the virus were 39,972, taking the recovery rate to 97.36 percent in India.
Maharashtra is the top contributor, the second is followed by Karnataka.
In a statement the health ministry said that 70 percent of the people who have died were due to comorbidities.