India reported 35,662 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, with 281 people succumbing to the infection in the last 24 hours, according to data shared by the Union Health Ministry.
Total recoveries were at 3,26,32,222 across the country, while active cases stood at 3,40,639. In the last 24 hours, active cases increased by 1,583.
Among all the states, Kerala reported the highest Covid-19 cases at 23,260, followed by Maharashtra with 3,586 cases, Tamil Nadu with 1,669 cases, Mizoram with 1,476 cases and Andhra Pradesh with 1,393 cases.
These five states accounted for 88.01 per cent of the daily new cases reported on Sunday, with Kerala alone responsible for 65.22 per cent of the fresh infections.
A total of 33,798 patients recovered during the last 24 hours. The recovery rate further increased to 97.65 per cent.