India’s coronavirus tally crossed the 42 lakh-mark on Tuesday, the Union Health Ministry data showed. The death count has risen to 72,775. 33,23,950 patients have recovered from the infection in the country, pushing the recovery rate to 77.6 per cent.
Maharashtra remains the hardest-hit state by the pandemic, followed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. India has overtaken Brazil to become the second worst-hit country in the world by coronavirus after US.