India recorded an increase of 11,502 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the total case count to 3,32,424, according to the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry.
With 325 deaths being reported from across the country, the toll due to COVID-19 has now reached 9,520.
The spike is marginally lower than the highest-ever spike of 11,929 new cases the country registered a day earlier.
The COVID-19 count includes 1,53,106 active cases while 1,69,798 patients have been cured and discharged or migrated so far.
Maharashtra with 1,07,958 cases continues to be the worst-affected state in the country with 53,030 active cases while 50,978 patients have been cured and discharged in the state so far. 3,950 deaths have been reported due to the infection so far from Maharashtra.
It is followed by Tamil Nadu with 44,661 cases and the national capital with 41,182 confirmed cases.
(With agency inputs)