Coronavirus Live Updates: India's Covid Tally Crosses 19 Lakh, Over 52,000 Cases In 24 Hours

India has crossed 19 lakh-mark in coronavirus cases after 52,509 people tested positive in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said this morning. 

Nearly 12.82 lakh patients in the country have recovered so far, 39,795 have died so far. In the last 24 hours, 857 deaths were reported The recovery rate stood at 67.19 per cent this morning, positivity rate stood at 8.47 per cent. 

Maharashtra has reported the highest number of cases, followed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh. 

India is third on the list of worst-affected countries after the United States and Brazil The UN health agency has warned that the coronavirus pandemic would be lengthy and could lead to "response fatigue", as India and the Philippines reported a record rise in new cases.