Fire brigade personnel sanitize an area following suspected cases of Covid-19 in Noida, a suburb of New Delhi, India, on April 8. Altaf Qadri/AP
India reported 910 new cases of coronavirus and 34 more coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours, the country's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced on Sunday.
As of 9 a.m. Sunday local time, the ministry reported a nationwide total of 8,356 confirmed cases of coronavirus, including 273 deaths.
The state of Maharashtra and the capital New Delhi have the highest number of cases, with 1,761 including 127 dead in Maharashtra, and 1,069 cases including 19 dead in Delhi. India reported its biggest single-day jump in cases on Saturday, when it reported 1,035 new cases.
According to the Indian Council for Medical research (ICMR), 17,143 additional samples were tested on Saturday.