Family members and relatives wait for the funeral of a Covid-19 victim at a crematorium in Bengaluru (Photo: PTI)
The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (3,703,584), Kerala (1,197,301), Karnataka (1,109,650), Tamil Nadu (962,935), and Andhra Pradesh (942,135).
World coronavirus update: Coronavirus cases rise unabated across the globe with 140,299,224 infected by the deadly contagion. While 119,215,697 have recovered, 3,006,449 have died so far. The US remains the worst-hit country with 32,256,982, followed by India, Brazil, France and Russia. However, it terms of the total number of active cases, US tops the charts, followed by India, Brazil, France and Russia.