NEW DELHI 

The death toll in India due to the coronavirus reached 507, while the total number of confirmed cases climbed to 15,712, the country’s Health Ministry announced on Sunday.

The western Maharashtra state is still the worst affected state in the country with 3,648 confirmed cases. At least 211 deaths have so far been reported from the state.

As many as 26 serving personnel of the Indian Navy tested positive for COVID-19 within naval premises in Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra state.

On Saturday, the Ministry of Health said that 75.3% of the COVID-19 deaths in India have been

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