COVID-19: India records single-day spike of 52,509 new cases

New Delhi: India's Covid-19 tally has crossed 19 lakh-mark with of 52,509 new cases and 857 deaths in the last 24 hours. The death toll due to Covid-19 has climbed near 40,000.

A total of 12,30,509 people have recovered, while there are 5,86,298 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country presently.

Meanwhile, the coronavirus infection has spread to new areas in the country, but 82 per cent of the total cases are still limited to 10 states and Union Territories, the health ministry said .

Maharashtra remained the worst-hit state with 4,50,196 cases and 15,842 deaths. Tamil Nadu comes in second with 2,63,222 cases and 4,241 deaths. Desk: Asianet Online