Death toll due to #COVID-19 climbs to 25 in India; total cases 979

New Delhi: The total number of Coronavirus positive cases in India has jumped to 979 , with Maharashtra and Kerala reporting maximum number of infected people. Death toll due to #COVID-19 climbs to 25 in India.

On Saturday, India registered 179 fresh COVID-19 cases, highest in a single day. Maharashtra is the most hit state with 193 COVID-10 positive cases and 5 deaths. followed by Kerala at 174, including three foreign nationals, according to the ministry data.

7 more #COVID19 cases reported in the Maharashtra (4 from Mumbai, 2 from Pune and 1 each from Sangli and Nagpur). Total number of cases in the state rises to 193. Five more COVID-19 cases in Madhya Pradesh; tally reaches 39 says Officials .

New deaths have so far been reported from Maharashtra (5), Gujarat (3), Karnataka (2), Madhya Pradesh (2) and one each from Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Punjab, Delhi, West Bengal, Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

In Telangana, the number of cases has gone up to 56, including 10 foreigners while Karnataka has reported 55 cases till now. The number of cases in Rajasthan has climbed to 54, including two foreigners.