India’sÂ tally ofÂ COVID-19Â infections rose by 17,073 in a day, according to theÂ Union Health MinistryÂ data updated on Monday and now comprise 0.21 per cent of the total infections.
MaharashtraÂ on Sunday reported 6,493 COVID-19 cases and five deaths, all in Mumbai, taking the tally to 79,62,666 and the toll to 1,47,905, an official said.
He said the cases that could not be tabulated due to a glitch in the ICMR portal on Saturday were also added to the tally for the day, due to which the caseload had ballooned by 6,493.
Mumbai reported 2,771 cases and five deaths, which took the tally to 11,07,449 and the fatality count to 19,599.
The active caseload in the state is 24,608, he said. The overall count of recoveries stood at 77,90,153 until now.