India reported 306 deaths and the highest single-day spike of 15,413 new coronavirus positive cases in the last 24 hours, as of Sunday morning. Meanwhile, the total number of positive cases in India has crossed 4 Lakh. Currently, the COVID tally stands at 4,10,461 including 1,69,451 active cases, 2,27,756 cured and discharged and 13,254 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Sunday.
The coronavirus cases have been rising in the country ever since India has announced relaxations in the nationwide lockdown. of new cases, Maharashtra reported 3874 cases, while 2396 new cases were reported from Tamil Nadu, 3630 from Delhi, 539 from Gujarat, 809 from Uttar Pradesh, 380 from Rajasthan, 441 from West Bengal.
Likewise, 142 new cases were reported from Madhya Pradesh, 480 from Haryana, 416 from Karnataka, 491 from Andhra Pradesh, 352 from Bihar, 546 from Telangana, 154 from Jammu and Kashmir, 179 from Odisha, 120 from Punjab, 127 from Kerala, 124 from Uttarakhand, 13 from Chhattisgarh, 8 from Tripura, 92 from Ladakh, 96 from Manipur, 29 from Goa and 37 from Himachal Pradesh.
Similarly, Chandigarh recorded 23 new cases while Nagaland reported 3, Mizoram 10, Arunachal Pradesh 32, Dadra and Nagar Haveli 6, and Andaman and Nicobar 2.
Meanwhile, Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain, who tested positive for coronavirus, has administered plasma therapy. His health condition is said to be stable. The plasma therapy is an experimental procedure, where critical Covid-19 patients are treated using the plasma collected from those who have recovered from contagion disease.