In the sharpest 24-hour spike, the number of Coronavirus cases in India increased by 6,654, taking the total tally to 1,25,101, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday morning.
Besides the significant rise in the number of positive cases, India recorded another 137 deaths due to COVID-19 over the last 24 hours, the ministry said. The country currently has 69,597 active cases.
Of the 137 new deaths, 63 were in Maharashtra, 29 in Gujarat, 14 each from Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, six from West Bengal, four from Tamil Nadu, two each from Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh, and one from Haryana.
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