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    COVID-19 LIVE: 49 more persons have tested positive in Madhya Pradesh, taking the total number of cases to 2837 in the state.

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    COVID-19 LIVE: Confirmed cases in Delhi, Rajasthan and Telangana reach 4549, 2886 and 545 respectively; Bihar at 516.

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    COVID-19 LIVE: With 374 fresh cases, Gujarat’s tally spikes to 5,428; Punjab records 331 new cases, tally reaches 1,102.

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    COVID-19 LIVE: 94 new cases and two deaths in Mumbai’s Dharavi today, taking its tally to 590, including 20 deaths.

New Delhi: With 83 fresh fatalities and 2, 644 infections, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India inched closer to 40,000-mark on Sunday. Also Read - India's Drug Regulator Grants Gilead Sciences Marketing Authorisation For Remdesivir

“Total number of COVID-19 positive cases in India rises to 39,980 including 28,046 active cases, 10,633 cured/discharged/migrated and 1301 deaths”, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed. Also Read - Lockdown: From Early Graduation to Flexible Grading-- IITs Chalk Out Plan For Graduating Students

Maharashtra remained the worst-hit state as state’s COVID-19 death toll climbed to 521 as 36 more deaths were reported on Saturday — the highest single-day figure so far in the state — while the total cases increased to 12,296. Also Read - 'Four Steps Ahead of Coronavirus': Delhi CM Kejriwal Launches App to Track Hospital Bed in City

The biggest 24-hour spike in coronavirus cases and deaths comes days after government decided to provide certain relaxations in orange and green zones across the country amid COVID-19 lockdown.

India’s recovery rate, on the other hand, improves to 26.59 per cent this morning. A total of 10,633 patients have been cured so far.