India saw a surge of about 3.5 lakh infections from June 1 till date.
The recovery rate of patients improved slightly to 54.62 per cent on Saturday from 53.39 per cent on Friday.
The recovered cases of COVID-19 has exceeded the active cases by more than one lakh.
With 19,459 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, India's nationwide tally on Monday morning hit 548,318, according to the Health Ministry. The death toll, on the other hand, reached 16,475 after fresh 380 fatalities in a day.
"It was mentioned that presently eight states - Maharashtra, Delhi, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, and West Bengal - contribute 85.5 percent active caseload and 87 percent total deaths in India", read a statement from the ministry.
The Health Ministry said, the COVID related health infrastructure has been strengthened with the availability of 1,055 dedicated COVID Hospitals with over 1,77,000 isolation beds, over 23,000 ICU beds and over 78,000 oxygen supported beds.
Delhi has 417 containment zones The number of Covid-19 containment zones in Delhi has risen to 417 after remapping of such areas, while around 2.45 lakh people have been screened in a mammoth exercise to check the spread of the virus in the national capital, officials said on Sunday. The first national containment measure in the form of a nationwide lockdown was only introduced on March 25, three months after the first COVID-19 case was reported and two months after the WHO declared the outbreak a public health emergency of worldwide concern. The coronavirus tally in Bengaluru stood at 3,314. Out of 156 deaths, 60 occurred in the last 48 hours.
Balram Bhragava, Director-General, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), gave a detailed presentation on the testing strategy.