The number of coronavirus cases in the country has risen to 1,73,763, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as of 30 May.
This is the second day in a row that India has witnessed a daily rise of over 7,000 cases. The coronavirus death toll in the country has risen to 4,971, while 82,370 coronavirus patients have been cured/discharged/migrated.
Maharashtra's COVID-19 count increased to 62,228. As many as 2,682 people tested positive for the disease in the last 24 hours. Mumbai alone confirmed more than 50% of the total cases in the state. On the brighter side, over 8,000 patients were cured in the state on 29 May.
Tamil Nadu continued to see a surge in coronavirus cases. Over 800 people confirmed positive on 29 May, taking the total tally to 20,246. Tamil Nadu was the second state to record 20,000 coronavirus cases, after Maharashtra.
Delhi recorded over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for the second straight day. The total number of patients in the national capital stood at 17,386.