India reported 86,432 new positive cases and 1,089 deaths in the last 24-hours, as per the data shared by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare on Saturday.

With this rise of over 80,000 cases for third consecutive day, coronavirus tally in the country now stands at  40,23,179 including 8,46,395 active cases, 31,07,223 cured/discharged/migrated and 69,561 death.

The number of total COVID-19 cases in India surpassed the 40 lakh-mark as states like Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka continue to record high cases.