The Federal Ministry of Health of India announced that in the previous 24 hours 17,336 cases of SARS-CoV-2 were confirmed in the laboratory, bringing the total to 43,362,294.
This is the highest number of infections reported since February 20th. The positivity index is at 4.32%. Most cases (5,200) were confirmed in Maharashtra, 2,479 in the Indian financial capital, Mumbai.
The deaths of 13 patients due to complications of COVID-19 increased to 524,954 deaths the official toll of the pandemic of the new coronavirus in the Asian giant of 1.35 billion inhabitants.
The active cases are 88,284 (+ 4,294 in 24 hours).