New Delhi : Adding 36,470 more Covid-19 cases alongside 488 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally stood at 79,46,429, showed data from healthy ministry.
This is the lowest spike in new cases in the last three months.The recorded spike in new cases on Monday was as low as 45,148.
Of the total Covid-19 cases recorded on Tuesday, 6,25,857 are currently active; 72,01,070 have been discharged, while 1,19,502 lost the battle to the pandemic.
India's recovery rate stands at 90.23 per cent, the fatality rate is 1.50 per cent, the data showed.
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit with a total of 16,48,665 cases, including 43,348 deaths; followed by Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.
According to the data from ICMR, India conducted 9,58,116 sample tests in a single day on Monday, taking the total number of samples tested so far to 10,44,20,894.
IANS report with edits