"As on 8:00am (local time) Friday, 2,649 deaths related to novel coronavirus have been recorded in the country", information released by the ministry read.
So far, 34,108 have been cured of coronavirus, suggesting a recovery rate of about 37.50%.
India's government on Sunday (May 17) extended its nationwide lockdown until May 31, while further easing restrictions in certain sectors to boost economic activity as coronavirus cases escalate across the country.
Health workers and policy makers are anxious as India's rate of daily new infections is still rising despite the lockdown and virtually confining all its 1.3 billion citizens.
"India is still in the growth phase, since total cases are still rising".
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With 30,706 confirmed cases, Maharashtra remains the worst-affected by the infection in the country. Gujarat's COVID-19 cases rose to 10,988 with 625 deaths.
Infections are surging across the South Asian nation of 1.3 billion people, with more than 91,300 infections, including 2,897 deaths as of Sunday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
The scenario is scary because Indian states are still registering large number of COVID19 positive cases every day.
The number of confirmed cases in the mainland stands at 82,947 and the death toll at 4,634. Over 3 lakh people have died from the deadly respiratory disease.
The number of new asymptomatic cases of the coronavirus fell to 12 from 13, the NHC said. Tamil Nadu reported 477 new Covid-19 cases and 939 patients were discharged from hospitals on Saturday, while the state's public health authorities remained divided on whether enough people were being tested for the viral infection. The state attributed the big jump in figures to book-keeping and said only 22 of the 67 deaths occurred in the 24-hour period, while the remaining 45 had occurred between April 14 and May 14.