Maharashtra continues to top this list by accounting for more than 17,000 cases. Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh reported more than 8,000 and 7,000 cases respectively, the Health Ministry said.
Daily discharges exceed new COVID-19 cases in India for fifth day, recovery rate crosses 81 per cent
A total of 89,746 recoveries have been registered against 83,347 new coronavirus cases in a span of 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry data.
In terms of recoveries, India is in the pole position, followed by Brazil and the US, according to the Johns Hopkins University which has been compiling COVID-19 data from all over the world.
The COVID-19 case fatality rate due to the coronavirus infection has further dropped to 1.66 per cent.
According to the latest DDMA order, weekly markets have also been allowed on a trial basis till September 30 under 'Unlock-4'.
While Chennai district reported 987 cases, neighbouring Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts reported 297, 132 and 312 cases respectively.
NITI Aayog member V K Paul, who also heads the national task force on COVID-19, stressed on the importance of testing in containing the pandemic and reducing mortality.
The death toll due to the pandemic in Mumbai increased by 38 to reach 8,023.
According to the Delhi government latest health bulletin, the death toll mounted to 4,618, after 19 more fatalities were recorded in the last 24 hours.
As per government figures, the number of patients in ICU has hovered around 1.5%-2.5% of the active cases.
The total number of coronavirus cases mounted to 42,04,613, while the death toll climbed to 71,642 with 1,016 fatalities being reported in a span of 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.
Over 90,000 COVID-19 cases take India's tally past 41 lakh mark as country becomes second worst-affected by pandemic
The COVID-19 case fatality rate due to the coronavirus infection has further declined to 1.72 per cent.
Maharashtra, Andhra, Karnataka told to focus on aggressive measures to check mortality rate, COVID-19 spread
Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka account for about 46 per cent of active cases reported nationally in the last 24 hours.
There is enough evidence to suggest it has reached most corners of India and there is community transmission, say experts.
The total number of COVID-19 cases mounted to 39,36,747, while the death toll due to the disease climbed to 68,472 with 1,096 people succumbing to it in a day.