NEW DELHI: The number of coronavirus cases in India has reached 51,18,253 as record 97,894 people tested positive in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The coronavirus death toll in the country has risen to 83,198, while 40,25,079 coronavirus patients have been discharged.
Out of the total cases, 10,09,976 are active.
Maharashtra has 2,97,506 active cases of coronavirus, the highest in the country. While Karnataka with 1,01,645 cases, Uttar Pradesh (96,7002), Andhra Pradesh (90,279) and Delhi (30,914) are also on the list.
According to the ICMR, a cumulative total of 5,94,29,115 samples have been tested up to September 15 with 11,16,842 samples being tested on Tuesday.