India reported 24,850 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday — the country’s largest single-day jump yet.
The country has now recorded 673,165 cases of the virus, and 19,268 deaths, according to its Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
India has 235,433 active cases, while 394,227 patients have recovered so far.
The western state of Maharashtra remains worst affected with 200,064 cases and 8,671 deaths, followed by the southern state of Tamil Nadu, which has recorded 107,001 cases, and the national capital Delhi, with known 97,200 cases.
India has tested more than 9.7 million samples for Covid-19.