New Delhi: India reported less than 50,000 new single-day coronavirus cases for the 15th consecutive day on Sunday as its total tally reached 90,95,806.
With 45,209 new cases and 43,493 more patients discharged in last 24 hours, the country's active cases totalled 4,40,962, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data said. As many as 85,21,617 persons have recovered so far from the disease.
In all 501 more fatalities in the last 24 hours took its death toll to 1,33,227.
The last time the daily new cases crossed the 50,000-mark was November 7.
While India's recovery rate is 93.69 per cent, the fatality rate is 1.46 per cent, the data said.
Maharashtra remains the worst-hit state with 80,878 active cases and 46,573 deaths so far. The recoveries in the state total 16,47,004.
Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka also reported high number of cases, while states like Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal witnessed a surge in infection too.