The number of COVID-19 cases in India surpassed the 400,000 mark on Sunday, reaching 410,461, as the total deaths due to the virus crossed the 13,000 mark, reaching 13,254, said the latest data released by the Health Ministry.
The inistry reported 306 new deaths and 15,413 more cases during the past 24 hours across the country.
This is the highest single day spike in terms of number of new COVID-19 cases in the country so far.
According to ministry officials, 227,756 people have been discharged from hospitals after showing improvement.
"The number of active cases in the country right now is 169,451," reads the information.