Total number of COVID-19 cases in country surges to 26,917

The number of COVID-19 cases in the country has climbed to 26,917 while the death toll rose to 826. Health Ministry data said, the number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 20,177. As many as 5,913 people have been cured or discharged and one had migrated.

Health Ministry data said, Maharashtra has the highest number of 7,628 cases followed by Gujarat 3,071 and Delhi with 2,625 cases. Highest number of 323 people have lost lives in Maharashtra. Gujarat has reported 133 deaths, Madhya Pradesh 99 and Delhi 54 deaths.