Coronavirus India News Highlights: India reported 2,487 new Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths in the last 24 hours ending at 8 am Sunday, the Union health ministry said. This is slightly lower than the 2,858 Covid-19 cases reported on Saturday. As many as 2,878 patients recovered from the infection, leaving 404 active cases in the country. The total number of active cases now stands at 17,692.
Delhi on Sunday reported 613 Covid-19 cases and 3 deaths, taking the tally here to 19,00,358 and the toll to 26,195. The recovery count increased by 784, leaving the metropolis with 3762 active cases. The positivity rate decreased to 2.74%. While, Mumbai on Sunday reported 151 Covid-19 cases and one death, taking the tally here to 10,61,614 and the toll to 19,566, a civic official said. The recovery count increased by 122, leaving the metropolis with 885 cases, he added.
In a separate development, mainland China reported 1,789 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, of which 239 were symptomatic and 1,550 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Sunday. That compares with 2,072 new cases a day earlier – 276 symptomatic and 1,796 asymptomatic infections, which China counts separately.